Heavy Rainfall Alert In Five Districts


Kolkata: The regional weather agency warned that several South Bengal districts will witness moderate to heavy rainfall accompanied with strong wind in the next few hours.

Heavy to heavy rainfalls is likely over the districts of North and South Parganas, Hooghly, West Midnapore and Jhargram . The low pressure area hovering over Bay of Bengal has gained some strength, resulting in rain in the South Bengal districts.

Though some of the districts in South Bengal have received scattered rainfall on Sunday. As per the weather officials, the intensity of the rainfall may be reduced from Tuesday as the low pressure area over Bay of Bengal will start moving towards West and North-West Bengal.

Gangetic Bengal behold heavy rain throughout the day. The rain fall will increase in Himalaya. But the tail of rain will continue in North Bengal on Monday too.

According to Met office data, districts of south Bengal like Purulia, Bankura, West Midnapore recorded heavy rainfall. Approximately 70 to 190 mm. East Bardhaman, West Bardhaman, Jhargram recorded heavy to heavy rainfall around 70 to 110 mm.