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

India  /  Published 01.04.19

Polls set to heat up, not just because of rhetoric

The 2019 election season may be hotter than usual. The national weather agency predicted on Monday that vast swathes of the country might experience warmer than average temperatures and above-normal h...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.02.20

Sub-10 chill prevails but mercury to rise

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday predicted that the minimum reading would rise by 2 to 3°C in the next two days.And there is no chance of rain.“The minimum readings would rise...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.20

After the rain stopped

The picture was taken a little after 5pm on Thursday.The rainbow appeared as the sun came out after a spell of rain. Social media was abuzz with pictures. “Life says often the brightest colours...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.19

August rain quota fulfilled in Calcutta

An almost clear sky and a drizzle or two await the city on Monday as the low-pressure belt made its way towards Jharkhand.The city’s rain count for August had touched 420mm by Sunday morning, around...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.04.20

Jharkhand misses first Nor’wester

Wednesday evening Jharkhand failed to keep a date with season’s first summer-saviour storm — Nor’wester or kalbaisakhi.Though the storm was triggered from Chhotanagpur plateau region, it lost st...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.03.20

Heat to gain steam in Jharkhand

Dry westerly winds sweeping through Jharkhand have pushed up maximum temperatures in most places on Sunday, with Jamshedpur clocking the state’s highest temperature of 37.6°C for the second consecu...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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