West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.22

Darjeeling under snow cover

“With this year’s snowfall in Darjeeling hills and town, people will again start connecting Darjeeling with snowfall,” said Rajak. Tourists and residents were excited. Snow-related ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.22

Mercury dips in north Bengal

Fourteen years ago —– on February 14, 2007, the Darjeeling town was fully wrapped in a white cover after an intense bout of snowfall. “If it snows for a couple of more days in the D...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

World  /  Published 30.01.22

Fierce storm wallops northeast US states

The northeastern US was walloped by a fierce winter storm on Saturday that threatened to drop more than 60cm of snow while packing high winds, prompting governors in New York, New Jersey, Massachusett...
By Reuters in New York

News  /  Published 25.01.22

Darjeeling might warm quicker than Delhi

“Darjeeling is already struggling with landslides as illegal constructions have blocked the jhoras (water channels). Unless we immediately counter the damage to the climate and refurbish our inf...
By The Plurals News Network

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.22

Snow envelops Darjeeling & Sikkim

There was a chill feel in the adjoining plains as well. Sources at the Gangtok centre of the India Meteorological Department said there might be fresh rain and snowfall in Sikkim and the neighbouring...
By Our Correspondent in Darjeeling


West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.22

Hills receive snowfall again

The Darjeeling hills received snowfall for the third time in less than a month on Thursday afternoon as the mercury dipped across north Bengal since Wednesday night. A number of locations in the adjo...
By Vivek Chhetri, Avijit Sinha in Siliguri, Darjeeling

World  /  Published 09.01.22

21 die after heavy Pak snowfall

The military has been mobilised to clear roads and rescue people still trapped, interior minister Sheikh Rashid said in a video message. He said Murree had “seen a huge number of tourists after ...
By PTI in Lahore

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.21

Darjeeling, Sikkim experience snowfall

Many roads in north and east Sikkim have been blocked because of the heavy snow and police have advised local residents and tourists not to venture to these areas. “Some tourists and vehicles a...
By Vivek Chhetri and Rajeev Ravidas in Darjeeling/Siliguri

News  /  Published 07.12.21

Rain not on radar, Celsius set to slide in Kolkata

“Areas to the northwest of Kolkata got more intense spells. The clouds were heavier there,” said Das. The sun remained hidden in a cloud cover throughout Monday, like it was the day befor...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 24.10.21

J&K snowfall: Death toll climbs to 5

Two people died while as many were rescued after they were trapped in snowfall in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Sunday, taking the death toll due to inclement weather to fi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Srinagar


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