Kolkata: Pre-monsoon rains lashed parts of Kolkata and West Bengal on Saturday inundating many pockets. Pre monsoon showers caused water logging in many pockets. Traffic crawled in major though fares during the sharp shower that lasted about one hours.
Intense spell of rain/thundershowers with lightning likely to occur over some parts of east Burdwan, Howrah, west Midnapore and South 24 Parganas districts of Gangetic WestBengal during next 2-3 hours, said met office.
A low pressure area likely to develop over the North Bay of Bengal and intensify further into a depression later could trigger heavy widespread rain starting Saturday.