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Thunderstorms
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

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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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’s arrival in the city is June 8....
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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