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Rainfall
West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.20

Rain racks Mirik

A number of localities at Mirik in Darjeeling district were waterlogged and minor landslides occurred after a sudden bout of heavy rain on Monday. A road that connects the town from Alley Ground &mda...
By Bireswar Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 19.09.20

Heavy rain forecast for city

The city is tipped to get heavy rain between Sunday and Monday under the influence of a low-pressure system over Northeastern Bay of Bengal, the Met office has said. The first half of Sunday is likel...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.09.20

Heavy rain likely from Sunday onwards

The prevailing dry spell is likely to get over soon with IMD forecasting heavy rain in Jharkhand for three days from Sunday, September 20. " A low-pressure area is developing over north-eas...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 16.09.20

Post-Sunday respite from heat on radar

Hot, humid and not as rainy as it should be, September has so far been uncomfortable for Calcuttans. There is no respite in sight till Sunday, by when the Met office expects a low-pressure to reach t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.20

Inundation, landslides after rain

A sudden bout of heavy rain across the sub-Himalayan north Bengal since Monday night led to inundation in Alipurduar and Cooch Behar districts. The rainfall has also triggered landslides in different...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Rain respite from heat and humidity

The mercury hovered around 34 degrees Celsius for several days at a stretch. The minimum relative humidity, a measure of the moisture content in the air during the driest part of the day, was consiste...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.09.20

Hot & sultry as rain takes a break

The axis of the monsoon trough at mean sea level passed through Amritsar, Meerut, Bahraich, Muzaffarpur and Jalpaiguri. Director of Ranchi Meteorological Centre S.D. Kotal said the southwest mon...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 02.09.20

Sky set to clear, heat & humidity to rise: Met

A cyclonic circulation triggered moderate rainfall in the city on Tuesday and Wednesday. It brought temporary relief from the rising heat and humidity in the city since last weekend. But sweaty condi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.20

Lightning kills 4, rain floods hospital

“We have told the health department repeatedly to clean the hospital’s choked drains. But neither they nor the municipality paid any heed,” said West Bengal State Workers’ Fede...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.20

Fishing village teams up to fix wave-hit dyke

Nearly 500 residents, mostly fishermen, in East Midnapore’s Sankarpur have joined hands to temporarily repair a 1km stretch of an embankment that was damaged over a week ago by incessant rain an...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Sankarpur


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