North East  /  Published 10.04.19

Weather holds key to voter turnout

The weather could be the biggest factor in determining the voter turnout on Thursday as Meghalaya has been experiencing inclement weather for the past few days.Heavy rain accompanied with hail stones,...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.09.19

Rain damper ahead of Puja

Untimely rain has caught puja organisers and idol makers busy with last-minute preparations off guard.“We try to complete the idols in advance, but some last-minute tweaks and finishing touches are ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.19

Weather forecast hope for Darjeeling trips

The India Meteorological Department has decided to set up a part-time observatory in Siliguri, holding out the hope of more accurate weather forecasts for tourists planning trips to Darjeeling. The ob...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.04.20

Humidity awful in heat agony

Scorching heat, coupled with humidity because of dominating easterly winds, pushed up the discomfort index in most parts of Jharkhand on Sunday.The discomfort index, which is measured on the basis of ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.04.20

‘Normal’ monsoon forecast for Jharkhand

The monsoon is expected to be normal in Jharkhand this year, according to a India Meteorological Department (IMD) report. The New Delhi-based IMD, in its first stage long-range forecast issued on Wedn...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.19

Digha rough weather alert

A low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal has shut Digha’s beaches for tourists and fishermen for two days since Friday night.Officials at the Digha Development Authority said weather officials had...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

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


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