West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.20

North Bengal rain score: 120 days out of 150

Weather experts have linked excessive rainfall this monsoon in most of the north Bengal districts to recurring landslides in the hills, and waterlogging and inundation in the plains over the last five...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.20

Traffic back on road to Sikkim

On Thursday, though it did not rain much in the sub-Himalayan districts of Bengal, districts like North Dinajpur and South Dinajpur reported rainfall and also waterlogging at some locations. While th...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

Rain triggers waterlogging in Bengal

Consistent bouts of monsoon rain in the sub-Himalayan region of Bengal for the second day on Wednesday led to flooding and waterlogging at several places in the plains and triggered major landslides i...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.20

Paddy ‘protest’ sown on urban road

A group of residents in Bhatakhana under the town’s ward 2 sowed paddy on a waterlogged road as a mark of protest on Sunday. The incident created ripples in the town as such paddy-on-road prote...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

Rain alert sparks flooding scare

Steady rain since Wednesday afternoon and the forecast for more showers over the next five days have triggered fears of waterlogging in the city. Calcutta has remained drenched since Wednesday under ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.20

Moderate rains, choked drains swamp Salt Lake

The rainfall was moderate on Wednesday but several pockets of Salt Lake and areas off VIP Road still witnessed waterlogging. An official of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation said debris, leaves a...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.07.20

Driver drowns in mini-truck in rain-hit Delhi

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal shunned the annual monsoon blame game between Delhi’s civic agencies after a man drowned in a flooded underpass and another was electrocuted elsewhere in the city ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.07.20

Man dies after mini-truck gets submerged in water in Delhi

   A 56-year-old man died allegedly due to drowning after his mini-truck was submerged in water under the Minto Bridge in central Delhi, following a heavy downpour in the city on Sunday mor...
By PTI in New Delhi

Photos  /  Published 05.07.20

Not so magical monsoon

By Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.20

10 wards in Alipurduar submerged

Ten wards of Alipurduar were inundated after the town received over 300mm rain in 24 hours till Thursday morning. Around 10,000 people were affected by the inundation and many of them were stuck at h...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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