India  /  Published 26.11.20

One lakh in TN cyclone relief centres

Gusty winds and rain lashed parts of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday as severe cyclone Nivar hurtled towards the coast, leaving several areas inundated and sending over one lakh people to shelters. Nivar is ...
By PTI in Chennai

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.07.20

Storm alert in Santhal Pargana

The Met office has forecast severe thunderstorms accompanied by lightning in several northern districts of Jharkhand, including Godda, Sahebganj, Pakur and Dumka, in the next 24 hours and has adv...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Style  /  Published 03.06.20

Support and be supported

When trees and homes fall like ninepins, the weary heart becomes too heavy. When nature ravages nature, everything stills, as if in a dark void. As I write this a week after the monstrous Amphan, a st...
By Swati Gautam

North East  /  Published 24.04.20

CM Sonowal visits storm-hit amid lockdown

As the seasonal storm battered parts of Lezai of Moran in Dibrugarh district of Upper Assam, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday braved inclement weather to visit and talk to the affected peop...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

India  /  Published 02.03.20

Tent seized, women fall ill in rain

Over a dozen women on dharna at Aligarh City’s Shah Jamal Idgah are down with fever, having been drenched on Friday night after the police removed their tent to scare them away.“When a dust storm ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.19

Swaying shield for highrises

Residents of a highrise need not fear if their building sways a bit during a storm because engineers said the movement helped transfer load from top to bottom and prevent damage to the structure.“Sw...
By Subhajoy Roy, Sudeshna Banerjee and Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.05.19

Weakening but Bengal storm surge forecast

Cyclone Fani with wind speeds gusting up to 205kmph crossed the coast near Puri and moved along a coastline-hugging trajectory that was to bring it over Bengal in the early hours of Saturday, although...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.05.19

Cyclone Fani flattens Puri

Cyclone Fani ravaged Puri after making landfall in the pilgrim-and-tourist hub on Friday morning, littering roads with uprooted trees, power poles and telephone towers, blowing off roofs and swamping ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.19

Fani: how prepared is Calcutta?

Winds clocking 100kmph are likely to blow across Calcutta, accompanied by heavy to very heavy rain, after Fani barges into south Bengal as a “severe cyclonic storm” between Friday night and Saturd...
By TT Bureau in Alipore

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.20

Wednesday wind won’t let city bury Amphan

Winds clocking nearly 100kmph, along with a sharp spell of rain and streaks of lightning, buffeted Calcutta on Wednesday evening — exactly a week after Cyclone Amphan struck.Several trees fell again...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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