Thunderstorm, Strong Winds To Lash Soon


Kolkata: Rains, along with strong winds is ready to lash some of the South Bengal districts on Saturday late evening.

The weather office also said nor’wester may hit districts including Bankura, Jhargram, Purulia, East and West Burdwan, Birbhum, West Midnapore, North and South 24-Parganas in the next few hours.

According to the weather office, there are predictions of wind measuring around 50-60 km per hour sweeping through various districts in South Bengal that will bring down the temperature and provide respite to the people from the sweltering heat. The city dwellers are however facing a sultry weather, especially during the day time.

The regional Meteorological centre at Alipore predicted that the city and its adjoining districts may witness thunderstorms during the evening hours in the next few hours. Wind measuring 50 km per hour may also sweep through some of the South Bengal districts, along with moderate rainfall.