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

India  /  Published 17.06.19

Heatwave toll in Bihar touches 76, light rains in some parts of India

Light rains brought some relief in parts of northern and western India on Monday, with the mercury settling below the 40-degree mark after several weeks, though heatwave conditions persisted in severa...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.06.19

The abuse of elephants is a matter of shame

Sir — It is heartening that Kerala has decided to rescue elephants that have been tortured by their owners or mahouts. This move was long overdue; there has been a slew of elephant deaths in the sta...
By The Telegraph


Jharkhand  /  Published 20.05.19

Met extends Jharkhand heat wave alert

The heat wave alert, sounded by the Met department on Sunday, has been extended for another 24 hours as the mercury is showing no sign of coming down in the next few days. Analysis of the weather char...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.01.20

Ranchi shivers at 6.6°C

The mercury nose-dived across the state on a bright Sunday, resulting in bone-numbing chill with night readings in most districts dropping below 8°C.The weatherman said the crisp North wind dragged d...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 03.02.19

Warmth of kindness for homeless in icy US

As temperatures plunged to life-threatening lows last week, more than 100 homeless people in Chicago unexpectedly found themselves with food, fresh clothes and a place to stay after a local real estat...
By Sandra E. Garcia/New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 01.02.19

US Midwest awaits thaw after bitter cold

The bitter cold that gripped the Midwest forced commuters to bundle up like polar explorers. By early next week, many of those same people might get by with a light jacket.Just days after the arctic c...
By AP in Chicago

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.01.19

Cold wave makes a comeback in Jharkhand

Clear skies and free flow of North Wind handed out to Jharkhand its coldest winter in January, a peak winter month for the second consecutive year, weathermen confirmed on Thursday.Data revealed that ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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