Kolkata: The majority of the respondents of a perception study, conducted by an NGO working for environment conservation, feel that excess motor vehicles on West Bengal roads are the most important contributor to air pollution in the state.
Kolkata/UNI: Cyclone Ashani gradually lost its strength and turned into a deep depression, the weather office forecast stated on Tuesday, adding that scattered rains will be received in the southern part of West Bengal including Kolkata, Howrah, Purba Medinipur, North and South 24 Parganas and Nadia districts.
New Delhi/UNI: After making the fall at Dhamra port in Bhadrak district in Odisha in the morning, the Cyclone Yaas is likely to cross West Bengal coast by Wednesday evening.
New Delhi: The landfall process of Cyclone Yaas has started north of Dhamra and south of Balasore in Odisha, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.
New Delhi/IBNS: A low pressure area is likely to form over North Andaman sea and adjoining east coast of Bay of Bengal around May 22 and may intensify into a cyclonic storm and reach West Bengal and Odisha coasts on May 26, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said Wednesday.
Kolkata/IBNS: Leading doctors and doctors' forum across Bengal have written to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee highlighting the health emergency situation due to air pollution and asking for urgent measures to be taken to fight against air pollution.
Kolkata/IBNS; To ensure zero emission and reduce air pollution, the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has introduced three electric vehicles (EVs) to be used as official transportation.
Digha (East Midnapore)/UNI: A silent, sombre frothy Digha awaits with a palpitated heart the unwelcome lashing of Cyclone Amphan on the seashore.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal government's environment department together with the British Deputy High Commission Kolkata and the Newcastle University, UK have joined hands as a ‘force for good’ to launch Living Deltas Transdisciplinary Research Hub funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) under the Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF).
second review meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), to monitor the situation and preparedness to deal with 'Very Severe Cyclone Bulbul' over the Bay of Bengal, which is likely to the affect coastal districts of the state and Odisha.
Kolkata, May 4 (UNI)The fast weakening cyclone Fani proved virtually harmless as it passed through West Bengal and headed towards north-east and Bangladesh early this morning.
Kolkata, May 4 (IBNS/UNI): After destroying normal life in Odisiha, where it made a landfall on Friday, cyclone Fani hit neighbouring West Bengal on Saturday morning.
Bhuvneshwar/Kolkata, May 3 (IBNS/UNI): After making landfall impact in Odisha on Friday morning, cyclonic storm Fani is moving north northeastwards and cross Odisha coast between Gopalpur and Chandbali close to Puri with maximum sustained wind speed of 170-180 kmph gusting to 200 kmph.
Kolkata, May 13 (IBNS): At least 12 persons were killed and several others were injured in separate parts of West Bengal as a nor'wester thunderstorm lashed the state with heavy shower on Saturday evening, reports said.