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West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.21

Mamata to write to Modi on floods

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said that she would write a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to look into the problem of regular floods in Bengal owing to excessive release...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.21

New DVC dams only solution: Experts

Construction of new dams upstream Maithan and Panchet dams of the Damodar Valley Corporation network rather than de-silting the existing dams is the only solution to the problem of regular floods in s...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.21

5 lakh from flood-prone areas to be evacuated

The state government has asked south Bengal districts to evacuate 5 lakh people from lower Damodar areas by Friday morning, fearing floods in the next 24 hours amid downpour in the catchment area of D...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta, Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.21

Rain kills 3 in south Bengal

Three persons were killed on Thursday in accidents triggered by heavy rain in West Burdwan. Police said the body of Nasim Ansari, 25, a resident of Railpar in Asansol was found floating inside his si...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.21

1 dead as homes cave in amid downpour

A homemaker died and a couple was injured when their respective homes collapsed in two south Bengal districts during incessant rain since Tuesday evening that lashed major parts of south Bengal. A lo...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum), Kalyani

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West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.21

South Bengal braces for heavy rains

Shortly after West Bengal breathed easy having learnt that a developing cyclonic storm over Bay of Bengal is expected to give the region a miss, the IMD on Saturday predicted the formation of a new lo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Bengal: Downpour till Wednesday

Waterlogging caused by torrential rain for several hours since early Monday in the metropolis and surrounding localities, including Salt Lake and New Town, threw life out of gear, as people remained s...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.21

Flood-hit areas marooned

Thousands of people in at least 100 villages in the state’s three flood-hit districts —Howrah, Hooghly and West Midnapore — remained inaccessible to the administration as water level...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Khanakul, Ghatal

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.21

7 die as rain wreaks havoc in south Bengal districts

Seven lives were lost across south Bengal as heavy downpour continued on Friday because of a well-marked low pressure that led to water-logging at several places and disruption in normal life, includi...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

Calcutta  /  Published 27.07.21

City likely to get more rain: Met office

A weather system brewing over the Bay of Bengal is likely to bring a wet spell in south Bengal.  The system was in the form of a cyclonic circulation on Monday. It is expected to turn into a low...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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