Good Monsoon rains in Kolkata to stay in hiding as light spells to continue

Good Monsoon rains in Kolkata to stay in hiding as light spells to continue

05:39 PM

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Kolkata has been reeling under good rainy days as the city has been receiving good rains since last many days. These rains were occurring mostly during afternoon and evening hours but the weather remained warm and humid.

In fact, the state has observed light to moderate spells in the last 24 hours also. As per Skymet Weather, the axis of Monsoon trough which was running close to the area. In the wake of this, the southern and coastal parts of West Bengal received light rains with isolated moderate spells at some places.

Within the span of 24 hours from 08:30 am on Friday, Bankura recorded 17 mm of rains, Balasore 7 mm, Midnapore 7 mm, Shanti Niketan 5 mm, Diamond Harbour 3 mm and capital city Kolkata witnessed mere spells of 1 mm only.

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Moreover, the weatherman at Skymet Weather now expects that the axis of Monsoon trough is moving away from the state and no significant weather system is anticipated to prevail. Only southeasterly moderate winds expected to keep blowing over the region.

Due to this, no significant rains are likely over the Gangetic West Bengal including Kolkata. However, a short spell of light rain or showers is likely to occur in few parts of the state during afternoon hours. Kolkata will remain humid and day temperature will rise which would cause uneasiness towards afternoon. Somewhat similar weather condition is likely to continue for the next 2-3 days.

Kolkata had already recorded a good 209.2 mm of rains as against its monthly average that stands at 344.5 mm. With somewhat ten days in hand for the month to get over and the prediction of light spells for the next few days, it is worth observing if the city of joy manages to surpass its monthly mean.

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