West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.20

Shelter under open sky for family

Six persons of a family, including an octogenarian couple, at Mathurapur in South 24-Parganas had to spend the stormy night under the sky after a large tree branch almost flew to land on the asbestos ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Mathurapur

Opinion  /  Published 20.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Cheated by the serpent

The anticipation of disaster is often even more fraught with fear, panic and uncertainty than the moment when it strikes. Those who have been spared the calamity may be thanking their lucky stars, but...
By Soumitra Das

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.20

Storm pummels two districts

Three people were killed, several electric posts and trees uprooted and 5,000 houses damaged after a sudden nor’wester hit parts of Hooghly and North 24-Parganas on Wednesday evening.Officials said ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.19

Storm gifts cooler nights

Cyclone Bulbul lost steam through Sunday as it moved in a northeasterly direction along the Bangladesh coast, prompting the Met office to forecast sunny days and cooler nights in Calcutta at least for...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.06.19

Dust storm and lightning kill 19 in Uttar Pradesh

A severe dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh claimed 19 lives and left 48 people injured as houses and walls collapsed and trees were uprooted, prompting authorities to launch r...
By PTI in New Delhi


North East  /  Published 25.05.19

Rain washes away road in Goalpara

The incessant rain and cyclonic storms, which hit Goalpara district continuously for three days last week, have created flash floods in the district. A public works department (PWD) road in the town w...
By Sofikul Ahmed in Goalpara

World  /  Published 21.09.19

Searching in peace for aliens

Hundreds of people in search of aliens, bragging rights or just a good time have descended on a desolate Nevada town, answering the call of a meme-inspired Facebook event encouraging them to “storm ...
By Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs/New York Times News Service

World  /  Published 13.10.19

Typhoon, cyclone, hurricane: What's in a name

When a tropical storm pummelled Japan on Saturday with gusts of up to 135 mph, forcing millions to evacuate their homes, it was called Typhoon Hagibis. But the storm that carved a path of destruction ...
By Mariel Padilla and Jennifer Jett / New York Times News Service


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