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News  /  Published 22.09.21

Waterlogging hits Mukundapur hospitals hard

The hospitals in Mukundapur, off EM Bypass, were inundated because of the heavy rain. Many doctors could not report to work, many patients failed to turn up and several surgeries got cancelled. Sever...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.09.21

Choked canals flood VIP Road

“The authorities have neither carried out desilting nor have they removed the garbage from both these canals,” said New Town resident Samaresh Das. ...
By A Staff Reporter in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.09.21

Road-pond divide blurs, car sinks

A Honda City with four persons lost track of the road and fell into an overflowing pond off EM Bypass on Monday night. The vehicle sank but the four occupants managed to come out unhurt, police said....
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in EM Bypass

News  /  Published 22.09.21

Maidan rain enough to submerge Shahid Minar

The Shahid Minar is around 157ft high. Considering it rained close to eight inches (over 200mm) in Kolkata, the rain that fell over the Maidan — which spans roughly 5.2sqkm — would be more...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.09.21

Rain woes: Trudge through flooded New Town road for insulin

A 60-year-old man whose apartment in New Town was without power waded through knee-deep water to keep his insulin canisters at a neighbour’s house that still had electricity. A techie who lives...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 22.09.21

Canal full, Dum Dum Road floods

A major part of Dum Dum Road and its adjacent areas went under water as the Bagjola canal, the main drainage channel in the area, is overflowing following repeated spells of rain. A breach on the cul...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Dum Dum

News  /  Published 21.09.21

Day after rain wallop, Kolkata picks up the pieces

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By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.09.21

Rain on Tuesday for Kolkata, new system on radar for weekend

Some more rain is headed Kolkata's way on Tuesday and yet another cyclonic circulation is likely to form over the Bay of Bengal around September 25, according to Met data updated on Tuesday mornin...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.09.21

Child steals the thunder

Manoj Sharma, 22nd floor, Rosedale Garden, New Town Loud thunderclaps and successive flashes of lightning jolted me out of sleep around 4am. I immediately turned off the AC and looked out the window...
By Snehal Sengupta, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.09.21

Water flows into hospital buildings after overnight rain

The premises of several hospitals in Kolkata were inundated on Monday following heavy rain overnight, causing inconvenience to patients, and doctors and other hospital staff. At some hospitals, water...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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