Kolkata: A spell of light rain brought relief from swelter on Monday evening. Sunday also witnessed a light rain.
The cyclonic circulation was over north Bengal and its adjoining areas. One of the troughs of low pressure stretched from Chhattisgarh to Odisha, across Gangetic Bengal, and the other was over Jharkhand.
The weather department said Sunday’s rain was trigerred by a cyclonic circulation and two troughs of low pressure, which together pulled in moisture from the Bay.
The rain brought temporary relief from the hot and humid weather. The weather department warned that temperature would be on the rise over the next two days. The feeling of discomfort is set to soar from Tuesday.
According to a Met official, the maximum temperature on Monday is likely to be 36 degrees Celsius and on Tuesday, 37 degrees. The discomfort index is likely to soar because of the high humidity level and the expected rise in temperature.