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MET's new model to predict weather more accurately

A series of erroneous weather forecasts in the past few years has compelled the Indian Meteorological Department to formulate a new long range forecast model, which experts say would help predict......

Most parts of Kolkata submerged; water, power & traffic services hit

Heavy rainfall lashed south Bengal districts and disrupted normal life in state capital Kolkata, throwing road and rail traffic out of gear since early Saturday morning as most parts of the city......

Cyclone Komen: Bengal, Odisha brace for impact

People wade through a flooded locality in West Midnapore district, West Bengal. Photograph: PTI Photo The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted "heavy to very heavy" rainfall......

Cyclone Komen makes landfall in Bangladesh, heavy rains in Bengal, Odisha

The storm has claimed 27 lives in Bangladesh and Myanmar Villagers wade through the flooded water of Kunye river after the heavy rainfall in Birbhum district of West-Bengal. Photograph: PTI......

Cyclone Hudhud? Really? What does that mean?

How can a cyclonic storm that could make landfall at India’s eastern coastline with winds blowing in the range of 120 to 140 km per hour be named Hudhud?A Google search of Hudhud throws up......

Early monsoon may bring cyclone too

The Indian Meteorological Department announced that conditions are favourable for further advancement of monsoon to some parts of southwest Bay of Bengal, more parts of southeast and east central......

'Chances of El Nino three times more than normal'

In what could come as bad news for millions of farmers across India, the Australian Weather Bureau has said there is triple the normal chance of the El Niño -- an extreme weather......

'Monsoon likely to be normal this year'

This year, the southwest monsoon in India is expected to be normal, at about 100 per cent of the long period average (LPA), according to a senior government official.He added on an average, India......

Cricket Buzz: Rain threatens Kolkata-Punjab IPL qualifier

With heavy rain since Sunday and more being forecast for Tuesday, a cloud of uncertainty looms over the Indian Premier League’s first qualifier between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI......

Storm threat to big Bangladesh v South Africa game

Local forecasters predicted rain and thunderstorms in the capital on Saturday when Bangladesh met South Africa in their must-win World Cup Group B match at Shere Bangla National Stadium.Early in......

Storm may disrupt England-Bangladesh clash

England's World Cup showdown with Bangladesh on Friday could be disrupted by a huge tropical rain storm, forecasters say. "Storms accompanied by hail and rain could well hit any part of the country......
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Assam flood alarm system goes places

The swollen Jiadhal river in Dhemaji district. File picture Guwahati, Oct. 5: An early flood warning system developed by Kathmandu-based... ...
Agri-commodities expect upside in medium term

With the kharif crop coming into the market and the rabi crop ready to be sown, agri-commodity prices are looking at factors like monsoon rains,... ...
Cotton production seen higher than ministry estimates

New Delhi: The farm ministry's estimate of cotton production is too pessimistic and the actual production will only be marginally lower compared... ...
Pre-weekend rain on radar

Pedestrians cross a road in Esplanade amidst rain around 6pm on Wednesday. Picture by Amit Datta Calcutta experienced an evening thunderstorm... ...
Inflation data, Fed meeting, T20 squad announcement key events to watch this week

Inflation data The government will announce on Monday the consumer price index (CPI) and wholesale price index (WPI) data for the month of... ...

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