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West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.21

No leave for state govt employees till Oct 5

The Mamata Banerjee government has cancelled leaves of all government employees till October 5, put all PWD engineers on alert and set up a unified control room to deal with the possible heavy rainfal...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 25.09.21

In pictures: Rain, shopping, more rain due...

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By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 24.09.21

New Town turns into water world, residents pour out their woes

Janmejoy Deb, Animikha Apartment What we went through: On Monday, the power utility board officials came and told us that if the water level rose another two or three inches, we would run the risk of...
By Sudeshna Banerjee and Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 24.09.21

Bright day leads to cloud and rain in Kolkata

A spell of bright sunlight lifted the mood of Kolkatans on Thursday morning after days of gloomy weather but that was short-lived. By afternoon, ominous dark clouds had taken over the sky once again....
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.09.21

Another wet spell set to follow brief respite

The Met office had said the weather would improve from Wednesday but another wet spell is likely. Overnight rain, cloudy sky in the morning and a sharp spell in the afternoon are what the city got be...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 23.09.21

Full, Kolkata canals can’t drain water

A residential area comprising apartment blocks interspersed with gardens and freshly-tiled pavements had water gushing in from a breach in the embankment of the Bagjola canal, a 5-minute drive from Ce...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.09.21

Wednesday brief shower prolongs waterlogging pain in southeast Kolkata

Several neighbourhoods in southeastern parts of Kolkata were inundated even on Wednesday and a brief but intense spell of rain on Wednesday afternoon further worsened the situation there. Stretches i...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.09.21

Residents forced to move out of flooded homes

Several residents of Dum Dum Park, Kestopur and the adjoining areas in northeast Kolkata have moved out of their flooded homes. A few who had waited till late Wednesday afternoon hoping that water le...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Bypoll alert after rain forecast

The Mamata Banerjee government has put all south Bengal districts on alert after the Met office predicted heavy rainfall in the region in the next seven days but the authorities asked officials to kee...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 22.09.21

Waterlogging hits Mukundapur hospitals hard

The hospitals in Mukundapur, off EM Bypass, were inundated because of the heavy rain. Many doctors could not report to work, many patients failed to turn up and several surgeries got cancelled. Sever...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


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