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

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


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