Kolkata: At the end of last week, a depression was created in the Bay of Bengal Gradually increasing its strength, it entered the land through Orissa on Monday as a deep depression. According to the West Bengal Weather Forecast, the low pressure shifted from Orissa to Madhya Pradesh and heavy rains were not expected in Gangetic Bengal. But that did not happen Heavy rain started from Tuesday morning The heavy rains in mid-September are surprising How long will the continuous rain? According to the Alipore Weather Office, the situation will improve from noon today, Wednesday.
Deep depression loses strength and turns into obvious depression. Beyond northern Chhattisgarh, it is located in eastern Madhya Pradesh. Besides, there is a cyclone in Gujarat. From that vortex an axis extends to the upper depression. A new cyclone will form in the North Bay on Friday. Which will move north-west and west towards Orissa and Bengal coast on Saturday and Sunday.
The sky is still cloudy in Kolkata. Light to moderate rain from time to time. Virtually drizzle. Today, Wednesday morning, the minimum temperature is 1 degree below normal, 24.8 degrees Celsius. Yesterday, Tuesday afternoon, the maximum temperature was 26.6 degrees Celsius, below the normal 5 degrees. The relative humidity in the air is 92 to 98 percent. 101 mm of rain has fallen in the last 24 hours.
Cloudy skies in South Bengal today, Wednesday. Chance of light to moderate rain. There is no chance of heavy rain. The situation will improve a little more towards Bella. Tomorrow, the situation will improve from Thursday. Disaster is again feared in the coastal districts of South Bengal over the weekend. Due to the cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, the amount of rain will increase in South Bengal on Saturday and Sunday. Partly cloudy sky in North Bengal. Scattered light to moderate rain is expected. Rainfall is more likely in hilly areas. Rainfall may increase over the weekend.
According to the meteorological department, Maniktala in Kolkata received 34 mm of rain, Belgachhia 45 mm and Patipukur 46 mm in four hours on Tuesday morning. The water flooded several areas, including Mahatma Gandhi Road and Muktarambabu Street. Attempts were made to pump water on Mahatma Gandhi Road. The rainfall was 45 mm in Dhapa, 48 mm in Tapsia, 35 mm in Thanthania, 31 mm in Goriya and 20 mm in Behala on Tuesday.
Reporter- Biswajit Saha