Bihar  /  Published 08.11.18

Winter is coming

A sudden nip in the air caught city residents unawares on Diwali as the minimum temperature tumbled by around four degrees to 14.8°C.The minimum dropped by another 0.3°C on Thursday to 14.5°C, prom...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.19

Swelter back in Calcutta as Fani moves away

The passage of Cyclone Fani has resulted in a sharp rise in the Celsius and the discomfort level.The maximum temperature in Calcutta rose by 6.6 degrees Celsius in 24 hours to 35.7 on Sunday as the cl...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 31.01.19

Merciless cold lingers in US Midwest

A merciless cold crippled the Midwest on Wednesday, halting planes and trains, shuttering schools and prompting officials in Detroit, Minneapolis and Chicago to open emergency warming centres for the ...
By Julie Bosman and Monica Davey/New York Times News Service in Chicago

Opinion  /  Published 27.01.19

Love conquers all — or at least icy water

Sometimes research results are truly unnerving. A recent study, undertaken by researchers from the University of Arizona, published in the journal with the intimidating name of Psychophysiology, has c...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.19

Mercury dips to 10 degrees in North Bengal

Temperature dipped to 10 degrees Celsius across north Bengal on Friday with indications that the mercury would plummet further in the days to come. The sky remained overcast throughout the day and the...
By Our correspondent in Siliguri

India  /  Published 10.01.20

Delhi's minimum temperature falls to 5.3 degree Celsius

Delhi witnessed a chilly Friday morning with the minimum temperature dipping to settle at the season's average of 5.3 degrees Celsius.Some parts of the city witnessed dense fog. Palam weather station ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.12.18

Jharkhand witnesses longest cold wave in eight years

The onslaught of a cold wave, sending shivers down Jharkhand’s spine since December 22, will continue for the next 48 hours, making it the longest spell in eight years.The IMD’s Ranchi centre was ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Science  /  Published 17.05.19

Enter, El Nino’s ‘little brother’

Changes in the sea-surface temperatures in the equatorial Atlantic Ocean have gained influence on India’s summer monsoon and could affect the rains the way El Nino of the Pacific Ocean does, studies...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.20

MLA wields ‘gun’ to check body temperature

A Congress MLA in Birbhum district has been touring his constituency with an infrared thermometer and checking people’s temperature following reports that many refuse to visit hospitals despite havi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Rampurhat

Science  /  Published 23.04.19

Global warming robs poor, pays rich, say US researchers

Temperature changes linked to global warming have deepened global economic inequality, enriching cold countries like Canada and Norway while slowing economic growth in warmer India and Nigeria, two US...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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