Kolkata: As the city of joy has virtually turned into a furnace owing to the severe heat wave lashing for days, a thunder storm is likely to brew imparting great relief to the people of Kolkata.
As per Skymet Weather, a trough is likely to extend from Tamilnadu to Gangetic West Bengal. In wake of this weather system, bengal likely to witness scattered rain and thundershower activities over few parts of the state.
Places such as Nadia, Midnapore, Murshidabad, Howrah, Hooghly, among with Kolkata are most likely to see these activities. The city of joy Kolkata also stands a chance to record light rain and thundershower activity.
The storm blew for about half an hour at a speed of 50 km per hour. Rain lashed in Kolkata. The power disrupts in many parts of Bengal. Several roads are blocked due to fall of tree on the road.
These rains will be attributed to the which has come up over the region. Also, moisture incursion is taking place from the Bay of Bengal. These conditions will lead to rains in the region.
The Met department on Friday forecast heavy rain in sub-Himalayan West Bengal for the next few hours. Citizens in the metropolis suffered from discomfort owing to high relative humidity during the day, but this rainfall will bring much relief for all.