Rain Brings Respite From Scorching Heat In City


Kolkata: Finally, the city received its rain. Heavy rainfall started on Saturday evening in Kolkata and several districts.

Moderate thunderstorm accompanied with lightning, gusty winds speed between 40 -50 kmph and light to moderate rain very likely affect some parts of Howrah and Kolkata districts of Gangetic West Bengal during next 2-3 hours as per the Alipore Met Department.

As per weather forecast, rain started in the evening in Kolkata and its adjoining areas. The weather has been less hot since Saturday morning. The speed of the wind was more. As a result, the temperature in the city was soothing.

Rain started in the evening along with speedy wind. The speed was 40-50 km per hour. It went on for some time leading to water logging in some places in the city.