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KOLKATA RAINS NEWS

Enhanced rainfall activity likely to continue in Bengal today: Met

October 20, 2021 8:25 am

Officials said a Low Pressure Area now lies over Bihar and neighbourhood. Strong southerly wind from Bay of Bengal likely to prevail over Gangetic West Bengal tomorrow 20th October, 2021.

West Bengal receives excess rain in September, minister fears flood

October 01, 2021 5:39 am

With heavy rains lashing the state and Jharkhand and barrages in the two states discharging more water downstream, the state was heading towards another round of floods, state Irrigation Minister Saumen Kumar Mahapatra said on Thursday.

Kolkata hit by heaviest September rainfall since 2007, city inundated; forecast of more downpour

September 21, 2021 11:41 am

The weather office said Kolkata received 142 mm of rain in 24 hours till 8.30 am, with over 100 mm between 1 am and 7 am. The city had recorded 174.4 mm of rainfall on September 25, 2007.

Kolkata wakes up to flooded streets, more rain expected in north

August 09, 2021 1:20 am

The Regional Meteorological Department in Alipore said light to moderate rainfall may continue in 15 south Bengal districts, including Kolkata, over the next few days.

Heavy rain batters south Bengal, man electrocuted in Kolkata

July 30, 2021 4:27 am

The Met Department has forecast more downpour in Kolkata till Friday morning, and issued an orange alert for Kolkata, Bankura, Purulia, Purba and Paschim Bardhaman, and Hooghly.

Kolkata waterlogged; heavy rain likely in western parts of Bengal

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.

Heavy rain cripples Kolkata; residents grapple with waterlogging, power cuts

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.

One person dead, several injured as heavy rains batter Kolkata; flights disrupted

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.

Heavy rainfall alert for north Bengal, downpour likely till today

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.

West Bengal: 12 killed in lightning strikes across state

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.

KOLKATA RAINS PHOTOS

Incessant rains in Kolkata throw life out of gear

September 20, 2021 10:04 pm

More than 100 mm rain was recorded at different places in the city from 1 am to 7 am, submerging many parts of Kolkata under knee-deep water.

Heavy rainfall leaves Kolkata waterlogged

July 30, 2021 5:38 pm

The Met Department has forecast more downpour in Kolkata till Friday morning and issued an orange alert for Kolkata, Bankura, Purulia, Purba and Paschim Bardhaman, and Hooghly.

Kolkata drowns as city recieves heavy overnight rain

July 10, 2015 2:48 pm

Heavy overnight rains lashed the city leading to water-logging in many parts and slow traffic movement.