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

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.02.21

Thunderstorm on Met radar

Ranchi and its adjoining areas have been experiencing rain since Tuesday evening as two induced cyclonic circulations, which triggered unseasonal showers and thunderstorms in several parts of the stat...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

India  /  Published 06.02.21

First thunderstorm research centre

India’s first research centre on thunderstorm and lightning will come up in Odisha’s Balasore district. It will study the impact of Kalbaisakhi which is mainly active in Bengal, Bihar, Jha...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


Calcutta  /  Published 01.09.20

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 04.07.20

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

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

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

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


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