Kolkata: The wait is over in Bengal. One day ahead of schedule, the monsoon entered West Bengal on Sunday. Rains lashed six districts of North Bengal on Sunday, according to Mausam Bhaban. The forecast says that the monsoon will enter South Bengal in a few days. However, the first day of the week may bring some relief from the scorching heat in South Bengal. Because even today, the Alipore Meteorological Department has issued rain forecast with thunderstorms in different districts of South Bengal including Kolkata.
There is a possibility of thundershowers in two 24 Parganas, two Midnapore, Kolkata, Howrah, Purulia, Jhargram, Birbhum, Nadia, Murshidabad, Hughli and two Burdwan on Monday. Due to the onset of monsoon, there may be thundershowers in Alipurduar, Kalimpong, Dui Dinajpur, Malda, Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Kochbihar. There is a possibility of heavy rain again
According to the Alipore Meteorological Department, the sky in Kolkata will be partly cloudy due to the possibility of rain on Monday. The maximum temperature in Kolkata on the first day of the week may be around 36 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperature may be as high as 26 degrees Celsius. In the last 24 hours, Kolkata has received 002.1 mm of rain.
It has already been reported from Mausam Bhaban that the monsoon has completely entered 5 districts of North Bengal, Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Kochbihar, Kalimpong and Alipurduar on Sunday. The monsoon has also entered part of North Dinajpur. The monsoon has also entered that state of North East India and has also entered a part of Bangladesh. As soon as the monsoon started, scattered rain started in Ekai of Tarai Dwars. It is raining in Bangladesh too.
Incidentally, the monsoon usually enters North Bengal on 6 June. But this time the monsoon wind has entered there a day ago. Monsoon winds are also forecast to arrive in South Bengal in a few days. Meteorologists have also forecast normal rainfall this year.