Kolkata : Now you can buy new umbrellas and monsoon wears while coming out for Puja shopping. This year there is a possibility of a rain soaked Durga Puja.
The city of joy enjoy the most awaited festival of the year, Durga Puja. Streets are bustling with joyous residents enjoy the festive fervor. However, looks like rain gods have something different in store for the ones enjoy the festive season in Kolkata. The city of joy will witness a few rainy spells and as per Skymet’s weathermen, more showers of this sort are expected during this puja. Thus, rain threat looms large over the city of joy during the entire Puja ceremony. The rainfall intensity will remain between light and moderate. However, the possibility of a few isolated spells also cannot be ruled out.
The weather scientist of Regional Meteorological Centre at Alipore predicted a light rainfall during the Puja days. But, the light rains could turn out to be heavy thunderstorms, if deep depression originates.
As a result, Kolkata and all other districts of the South Bengal will receive heavy rainfall. The MeT department predicted thundershowers in the coming puja.
The districts in South Bengal – Howrah, Hooghly, East and West Midnapore, Burdwan, Purulia would receive heavy rainfall. The puja organisers, advertisers, decorators and the idol artists are having a tough time due to this untimely monsoon.