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Weather
West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.20

Floods hit Malda, Jalpaiguri

Heavy monsoon rain in north Bengal made many rivers and streams swell and flood a number of areas. In Malda district, some 300 families were shifted to safer places from the banks of the Mahananda as...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.07.20

July rain below normal

It may have poured in several northern districts of Jharkhand in July but IMD data revealed that rainfall was below normal in Kolhan and several other regions of southern Jharkhand. Met sta...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.07.20

Storm alert in Santhal Pargana

The Met office has forecast severe thunderstorms accompanied by lightning in several northern districts of Jharkhand, including Godda, Sahebganj, Pakur and Dumka, in the next 24 hours and has adv...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.07.20

Palamau tops monsoon chart so far

This monsoon, the rain God seems to have been extra generous on Palamau that has already notched surplus showers of 103 per cent, a record in last 10 years. Against a normal of 165.8 mm, Palamau...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.20

Thunderstorm, lightning alert for Jharkhand

The IMD’s Ranchi Meteorological Centre on Friday afternoon issued a red alert on thunderstorm and lightning in several districts across Jharkhand during the next 24 hours. A special bulletin is...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.06.20

Met dept predicts lightning strikes in Jharkhand

Several parts of Jharkhand are expected to experience lightning strikes during the next three days, warned weathermen on Sunday.IMD’s Ranchi Meteorological Centre also issued an alert of heavy rain ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.19

Wind blocked, chill gone

The customary chill has gone missing from the November morning air and weather officials have blamed it on a Western Disturbance in Kashmir that is blocking the cold north-westerly wind. The minimum t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.18

Rare fog in Bengal's Darjeeling

A sea of fog blanketed valleys in Darjeeling on Wednesday, a day after Sandakphu had been enveloped in white following snowfall. The rare phenomenon, which geographers call advection fog, provided a j...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.12.19

Ranchi shivers at 8.6°C

The prevailing cold wave in northern India has made way for the return of the morning chill in Jharkhand.The dry and crisp north-westerly wind that is sweeping across the state has dragged down minimu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpdur


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