Kolkata: The Minimum temperatures have dipped to 11 degrees in Kolkata. The surprise chill continues even on Monday with temperature dropping to 11.5 degrees centigrade, which is 3 degrees below normal, said weather department. Besides chilly winter in South Bengal, Temperatures have dropped in North Bengal. People are shivering from cold all across the state. Cold wave to blow at certain places of North Bengal, says weather department.
According to Met Officials, The chill will continue for two days. Monday recorded the lowest temperature of Kolkata. When temperatures didn’t drop on the second week of January, met officials were worried. Due to western disturbances, the rain in Kashmir, Himachal and Uttarkhand was affected. Hence Chilly conditions were not created in Northern India. Also the Cyclonic formations over Madhya Pradesh and Orissa affected the winter.