Weather Forecast
Calcutta  /  Published 19.06.21

Rain set to decline, surge alert issued

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"The good news — the intensity of the rain is likely to come down and the weather is set to improve from Sunday.\n\nThe caution — an abnormal surge in the wa...
By Debraj Mitra, Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.06.21

A day on, some pockets still waterlogged

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Many pockets in Calcutta remained under water till late on Friday, more than 24 hours after the intense spell of rain.\n\nNeighbourhoods in Kasba, Behala and Kidderpore...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.06.21

Three systems team up to unleash rain

Two weather systems teamed up with strong southwest monsoon currents to trigger overnight torrential rain in the city. Between Wednesday morning and Thursday morning, the Met office recorded close to...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.06.21

Monsoon hits Odisha, imminent flood threat

The southwest monsoon has finally hit Odisha with several districts such as Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur. Kalahandi, Naygarh, Khurda and Puri witnessing moderate to heavy rainfall on Thursday. He...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

Monsoon: date with city set

A low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal is tipped to propel the monsoon into Calcutta around June 11, the Met office said on Friday. “A low-pressure area is likely to form over north Bay of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.21

Hub with link to weather base

According to sources, Upanna used to house the chief minister’s grievance redressal cell and it would be shifted temporarily to make space for the control room. A senior government official sai...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.21

Evacuation: CM to be at control cell

The Mamata Banerjee government has nearly completed the planning to evacuate people in vulnerable areas, particularly coastal belts of East Midnapore, as the Met office has warned the state that cyclo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.05.21

Darkness at 2pm, rain claims a life

“The water level in the Hooghly rose during high tide before the rain started. The lock gates were closed around 1.30pm and reopened at 3.30pm. The closure of the gates coincided with the rain, ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.05.21

Pleasant turn to sweaty Sunday

A hot and sweaty morning in the city was followed by thundershowers in the afternoon on Sunday. Dark clouds started gathering from 2pm. The showers started around an hour later, preceded by gusts of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.04.21

Hint of weekend thunderstorm

Two consecutive days of plus-39 degrees temperature triggered a flurry of posts on social media, many of them featuring ice creams and cold beverages. Also on the Met radar was the “low moistur...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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