Sunday, March 23, 2014

Seminar on 'Living with Hazards' at North Bengal University, Dist Darjeeling (27-28Mar2014)

The Convenor, Prof Subir Sarkar of the Dept of Geography, North Bengal University can be contacted on 9434110158 (M)

Praful Rao,
Dist Darjeeling

Friday, March 21, 2014

Cyclonic circulation dumps rain and ice over many parts of SHWB and Sikkim

The precipitation is welcome and comes after an almost bone-dry period from Oct 2013 till now. In Kalimpong we are facing severe water shortage and also the numerous horticultural establishments in Kalimpong, not to mention the tea gardens of Darjeeling were also parched after a rainless winter season

Rainfall on 20Mar2014

Kalimpong : 22mm (4.30 to 5.30pm)
Darjeeling : 9mm

Praful Rao
Dist Darjeeling