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Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.20

Thunderstorm, lightning alert for Jharkhand

Meanwhile,  heavy moisture incursion into the atmosphere resulted in a rise in humidity and thus the discomfort index in  several parts of the state including Jamshedpur and  capital Ra...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 01.07.20

Monsoon first month exceeds quota

Monsoon’s first month — June — ended with a 30 per cent surplus rain in the city, despite just a couple of days of heavy showers. The month recorded around 390mm of rain, compared w...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.06.20

Monsoon arrives with a bang

The monsoon set foot in Calcutta on Friday, bringing formidable rain along with it, unlike the meek entries over the past few years.The strong monsoon currents were attributed to a low-pressure area o...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

Monsoon knocking on the doors of Calcutta

A low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal triggered widespread rain in the city on Thursday. The southwest monsoon is expected to reach Calcutta riding the same system over the next 24 hours, the Met...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.06.20

Relief and notice on monsoon

A hot and sultry day gave way to pre-monsoon showers on Monday afternoon, the second consecutive day the city received rain.The rain, which started around 3pm, was scattered. While Cossipore received ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 07.06.20

Power demand slumps

A relatively cool weather in the first week of June in many parts of the country led to a widening of power demand slump to 19.7 per cent from 8.8 per cent in May this year.The spurt in power demand d...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.20

Pressure belt to push monsoon to Bengal

A low-pressure area expected to form over the Bay of Bengal over the next couple of days is likely to push the monsoon to Calcutta and other parts of south Bengal next week.The usual date of the monso...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.05.20

Monsoon a tad late but normal: IMD

If the forecast of the Indian Meteorological Department is any indication, southwest monsoon will be a little late in Jharkhand.Usually, monsoon reaches Jharkhand on June 10. But the climate research ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 29.05.20

Cyclone fallout and response

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday listed in detail the damage caused by Cyclone Amphan in Bengal, attributing the data to primary information sent by officials from the districts.During a vi...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

Day after squall, Met spies rain till Sunday

Roars of thundercloud jolted many Calcuttans out of their beds early on Thursday. An overcast sky and a persistent drizzle greeted them. The fan at full speed seemed too cold.They had gone to bed witn...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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