Another Thundersquall To Hit Bengal In Few Hours


Kolkata: Another thundersquall accompanied with intense lightning and wind speed exceeding 40 kmph with moderate rainfall likely to affect some parts of Hooghly, Howrah, Kolkata, N+S 24 Parganas and E-Midnapore districts of Gangetic West Bengal on Monday evening.

As per Alipore Met office report the storm rise from Bihar and enter West Bengal via Jharkhand, the entire Gangetic Bengal will get squal due to this, a huge cyclonic circulation has led to this squall which is just 2.1km away from the sea.

A storm had already hit the city and areas in vicinity to it on Monday morning. Nearly, seven people lost their lives due to lightening and thunderstorm.Tress were uprooted in many parts of the city. According to the Alipore Met Office report the speed of the storm was recorded 47km/hr in Dumdum ad 60km/hr in Kolkata.