Calcutta  /  Published 12.05.21

Rainwater enters SSKM Hospital

Several patients in the gynaecology section of SSKM Medical College and Hospital had to be shifted and many others moved to one side as rainwater flooded the department’s ground floor on Tuesday...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.05.21

Darkness at 2pm, rain claims a life

“The water level in the Hooghly rose during high tide before the rain started. The lock gates were closed around 1.30pm and reopened at 3.30pm. The closure of the gates coincided with the rain, ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.05.21

Thunderstorm, rain bring respite from heat

The season’s eighth Nor'wester hit Jamshedpur, Ranchi and several other parts of the state on Thursday afternoon resulting in widespread lightning and thunderstorms. The ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.21

Thunderstorm on Met radar

The city is likely to get rain and thunderstorms between May 2 and 6, a Met official said, raising hopes of a brief respite from a prolonged heat spell. The city has had just a single squall and not ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.04.21

Season's 6th Nor'wester hits state

The season's sixth Nor'wester hit Jamshedpur, Ranchi and several other places on Friday resulting in widespread lightning and thundershowers. Two storms originated from the Chh...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 28.04.21

Rain, thunderstorms to cool down state

Most places across Jharkhand which has been experiencing extreme heat with day's reading hovering over an oppressive 40 degree Celsius for the last few days can hope for a respite. IMD's...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.21

Snow surprise in Sandakphu

A sudden storm, coupled with thundershowers, razed various parts of Siliguri subdivision and adjoining Jalpaiguri district on Thursday morning, damaging hutments, cars and houses, while untimely snowf...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.04.21

Nor'westers likely over Jharkhand

Fed up with the prevailing heat and sultry conditions? Respite is at hand with the weather office issuing a Nor'wester alert over Jharkhand on Thursday and Friday.  ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

Calcutta  /  Published 25.03.21

Weekend break in dry spell on radar

The high heat and humidity content towards the end of March usually combine to trigger a few spells of thunderstorms in the evenings. The pent-up heat leads to the formation of rain-bearing clouds. Bu...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.03.21

Rain, thunderstorm across state

Several districts across Jharkhand experienced light to moderate rain, thunderstorm, lightning and strong winds since Friday evening resulting in a drop in temperatures. The India Meteorological Depa...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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