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Thunderstorms
Calcutta  /  Published 21.04.20

Fresh rain forecast after day of thunder

Streaks of lightning coursed through a dark early morning sky, accompanied by deafening drum rolls of thunder, on Monday.The lightning was part of a squall, the second to have swept the city after the...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 17.04.19

Rain shadow on phase II polls

All eyes will be on the weather as six Lok Sabha constituencies in the Northeast, including five in Assam, go to polls on Thursday.Thunderstorms and short, sharp showers over the past two days have tr...
By Our Bureau in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.05.20

Rain, lightning and thunderstorm in Jharkhand

Several places across the state including Jamshedpur and Chaibasa in West Singhbhum witnessed thunderstorm, lightning and rain on Tuesday morning due to the impact of a cyclonic circulation coupled wi...
By Text by Pinaki Majumdar in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

Monsoon set to hit Calcutta today, says Met

A low-pressure area over northeast Bay of Bengal is set to propel the monsoon into Calcutta and other parts of south Bengal on Friday.The usual date of the monsoon‚Äôs arrival in the city is June 8.‚Ä...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.05.19

Met spies rain, thunder in southern and central Jharkhand

IMD’s Ranchi Met centre on Thursday issued an alert of thunderstorm and rain in southern and central Jharkhand during the next 24 hours owing to the impact of a fresh cyclonic circulation.“A cyclo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

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West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.19

Calcutta endures dry spell as Fani sucks up moisture

Seven squalls between February end and April 10 and then none for over a month meant a rather cool start to summer, followed by a swelter spell that had a brief interlude during Cyclone Fani. The dry...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.01.20

Carry your umbrellas for 2 days

The Met department on Monday afternoon issued forecast of light rain and thundershowers at isolated places over western and north-western Jharkhand on Tuesday, and light to moderate rain in most distr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.19

Squall bares lapses in tree care in Calcutta

A squall that clocked barely 58kmph at its fiercest felled as many as 17 trees across Calcutta and Salt Lake early on Monday.The heavy toll on the fast fading green population of the city again highli...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 10.04.20

Two die, properties damaged in storm

Two persons died and several properties were damaged as Assam was hit by heavy thunderstorm and wind, locally known as bordoisila, on Thursday night amid the nationwide lockdown.An official source sai...
By Mohsin Khaiyam and Sanjoy Hazarika in Golaghat

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.03.20

BRIEFS: Storms on Met radar

Several places in the state, including Ranchi, Jamshedpur and Daltonganj, on Thursday experienced light showers because of the impact of a fresh western disturbance passing through northern parts of t...
By The Telegraph in Ranchi


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