August 19, 2019 3:49 am
Heavy to very heavy rain has been forecast in the districts of Bankura, Purulia, West Midnapore and Jhargram bordering Jharkhand.
August 18, 2019 3:54 am
Kolkata received 186.1 mm of rainfall in the past 24 hours till around noon on Saturday. Disaster management teams are on standby and a control room has been set up at the state secretariat. Central Avenue, Behala and Ekbalpore are among the worst-hit parts in Kolkata.
August 16, 2019 8:58 pm
The lightning incident took place at Kolkata's iconic Victoria Memorial Complex. The people were standing under a tree which was hit by lightning. The injured were rushed to the nearby SSKM hospital.
July 12, 2019 3:39 am
In last two days, rains have played a havoc in several pockets of North Bengal — Siliguri, Alipurduar, Cooch Behar and Darjeeling.
May 14, 2018 10:32 am
Five deaths were reported from Howrah district’s Uluberia sub-division, while there were two deaths each in Paschim Midnapore, North 24 Parganas and Nadia districts, and one in Murshidabad district, he said.
April 20, 2018 6:51 pm
Over 300 trees were uprooted during the 15-minute storm and caused most of the deaths. Mayor-in-council member Debasish Kumar said that most of uprooted trees had weak roots and were planted during the Left Front rule in West Bengal.
October 10, 2017 8:14 am
The continuous rain, which started late Sunday night, not only affected flights but also resulted in waterlogging in and around the airport.
October 10, 2017 12:46 am
The heavy downpour threw movement of vehicles in several parts of Kolkata out of gear. Gusty winds uprooted trees and damaged lamp posts in several areas, disrupting electricity supply.
August 06, 2015 1:12 am
The civic administration officials said water was taking time to recede because of the high tide at River Hooghly during the rains.
April 06, 2012 4:57 pm
Rainfall was the result of a cyclonic trough extending from MP,Chhattisgarh and West Bengal to Bangladesh.
July 10, 2015 2:48 pm
Heavy overnight rains lashed the city leading to water-logging in many parts and slow traffic movement.