Western Disturbances
Jharkhand  /  Published 10.02.22

State witnesses rain, fog

Heavy moisture in the air and easterly wind pattern resulted in a rise in minimum temperature and heavy fog at some places. Dense fog affected the surface visibility at Jamshedpur and its adjoining a...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.01.22

Rain alert in first week of February

 IMD's Ranchi Meteorological Centre on Monday afternoon issued a rain alert in Jharkhand in the first week of February. The Met Office forecasts indicated a generally cloudy sky with the pos...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 29.01.22

Chilly, windy days ahead in Kolkata in last lap of winter

Despite being bright and sunny, the morning and afternoon were chilly and windy on Friday. Many Kolkatans, out on the roads, were seen covering their ears and heads even in the afternoon. The cold wi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.01.22

Kolkata braces for last round of cold spell this winter

Another cold spell, marking the farewell of this winter, is headed Kolkata’s way. Starting Thursday, the mercury is set to slide, according to the Met forecast. “By the weekend, the mini...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.01.22

Two more cloudy days on radar

Clouds held sway over the city for most of Sunday and there were multiple spells of light rain throughout the day. A layer of fog had enveloped the city early in the morning. Visibility was on the l...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata


News  /  Published 18.01.22

Chill back in Kolkata but cloudy weekend on radar

The Celsius dropped to 12.4 degrees in Kolkata on Monday, riding strong northwesterly winds.  The minimum temperature was two notches below normal, signaling the onset of another cold spell. Th...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.12.21

Western disturbances from north India bring clouds, winter rain to Kolkata

The city was shrouded in a blanket of clouds and received light rain on Thursday. The Met office attributed the gloomy conditions to a system that formed under the influence of a western disturbance ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.12.21

New Year to be chilly in Kolkata after sky clears up on December 31

The minimum temperature, he said, will hover around 17 or 18 degrees for the next few days. Wednesday’s minimum was 17.4. “The minimum will drop to 15 degrees or even lower from January 2...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.12.21

Cyclone Jawad likely to trigger heavy rain in Kolkata on weekend

By Friday, the system would turn into Cyclone Jawad, having moved to central parts of the Bay of Bengal, according to the Met bulletin. “The system would keep growing in size and strength. Acco...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 12.11.20

Delhi: Air quality to improve post-Diwali

The India Meteorological Department stated that the air quality in Delhi-NCR region is likely to improve post Diwali as a result of a fresh western disturbance, which may increase the wind speed. Und...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


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