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Thunderstorms
Calcutta  /  Published 31.08.20

Heat and humidity up in Calcutta

The heat and humidity have been on the rise in the city since a wet spell ended last week. The maximum temperature on Monday was 35.5 degrees, three notches above normal. The heat and humidity might...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.20

Thunderstorm, lightning alert for Jharkhand

The IMD’s Ranchi Meteorological Centre on Friday afternoon issued a red alert on thunderstorm and lightning in several districts across Jharkhand during the next 24 hours. A special bulletin is...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 27.05.20

Storm, heavy rain in Tripura

A thunderstorm lashed Tripura on Wednesday morning. The storm hit the capital of the city and other parts of the state followed by a heavy shower.The storm damaged several houses, roadside hoardings, ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 25.05.20

Thunderstorm to bring respite from heatwave on May 29-30: IMD

Dust and thunder storms are likely in several parts of north India on May 29-30, bringing the much-needed relief from the intense heatwave, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).The I...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.20

Dum Dum: cyclone clocks 133kmph

Winds howling in at over 180km an hour slammed the Bengal coast as Cyclone Amphan made landfall as a 'very severe cyclonic storm'.At 5.52pm, the Alipore weather office recorded a wind speed of 112km a...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 16.04.19

Storm hits 3 states, houses damaged

A storm, followed by torrential rain, left several houses damaged and trees uprooted in Upper Assam’s Golaghat district in the past 24 hours.The storm affected naamghars and Bihu pandals at Baruagao...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.20

Countless flattened homes

Cyclone Amphan was clocking 165kmph when it made landfall at Sagar Island at 2.35pm on Wednesday.It ripped through several south Bengal districts causing what Mamata Banerjee said were '10 to 12 death...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Subhasish Chaudhuri and Anshuman Phadikar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.03.19

Met sounds Nor’wester alert

The weatherman on Sunday issued a rain and Norwester alert for the state in the next 48 hours.Officials at both Ranchi and Patna IMD offices issued a special bulletin, attributing the predictions to a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.19

One more wet spell before clouds lift

Two thunderstorms accompanied by rain lashed the city 11 hours apart on Wednesday.The weather department said at least one more spell of showers was expected on Thursday, after which rainfall is likel...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.05.19

Check-in glitch hits 30 flights in Calcutta

A fault in the core server of the city airport in the afternoon and a thunderstorm late on Monday evening disrupted flights, inconveniencing thousands of passengers, airport officials said.The thunder...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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