Kolkata: The city of Joy might get light rainfall this weekend, while snowfall is expected for Darjeeling. According to the MeT office three simultaneous weather system will be responsible for the rain and snowfall.
Darjeeling and parts of Sikkim are expected to receive snowfall on Friday and Saturday. Due to western disturbances, all the districts of north Bengal will also receive some amount of rainfall which will reduce the temperature in the area,” Alipore MeT sources said.
Apart from rainfall occurring in certain areas of Sikkim and Darjeeling, there is also a possibility of snowfall in high-altitude areas on February 8 and 9. While some areas in South Bengal will also witness light spells of rain, almost all areas of North Bengal are set to receive light to heavy rainfall. In Purulia, Bankura, West Midnapore, and Birbhum there is also a possibility of hailstorms accompanied by thunder.