Heavy rains to tune of 56 mm lash Kolkata, no respite till next 24 hours

October 9, 2019 6:48 PM |

Rain in Kolkata

Heavy Monsoon rains have been lashing Kolkata and adjoining areas of West Bengal since Wednesday morning. So much so that Alipore Observatory in Kolkata has recorded 56 mm of rain in span of nine hours from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. Simultaneously, Dum Dum Observatory has witnessed 38 mm of rains in the similar time frame.

Rain in Kolkata were light in nature during the morning hours, but as they day progressed, rains picked up the pace. Rains were at peak between 2 pm and 5 pm today.

Moreover, rains are still on over the state capital and nearby areas. In fact, weather conditions are showing no sign of relenting anytime soon. Weathermen are predicting rains to continue over the city for some more hours, may be slight reduction in the intensity.

According to Skymet Weather, these rains can be attributed to a cyclonic circulation over Bangladesh and adjoining areas. A trough is also running from this system across Gangetic West Bengal. Both the system shave kept the weather conditions conducive for rains throughout the day.

Further, rains are here to stay and we can expect similar spell on Thursday as well. During the next 24 hours, the city may again witness spell of moderate to heavy rains.

Ongoing rains have kept the mercury under check throughout the day, with day maximum settling at 28.9 degree Celsius. This was three degrees below the normal average.

Image Credit: NDTV

Any information taken from here should be credited to skymetweather.com


For accurate weather forecast and updates, download Skymet Weather (Android App | iOS App) App.

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Weather Forecast

Other Latest Stories

Weather on Twitter
गुजरात के दक्षिणी स्थानों में जैसे की वलसाड , सूरत तथा वड़ोदरा में हल्की बारिश हो सकती है। अगले कुछ दिनों के दौरान… t.co/dnqeJm4ArK
Wednesday, October 09 18:45Reply
The only factor that could delay the onset of Northeast #Monsoon would be the formation of a cyclonic storm. At pre… t.co/nQHg8SX4cB
Wednesday, October 09 18:44Reply
मुंबई और उपनगरों में आज भी गरज के साथ और हल्की मध्यम बारिश देखी जा सकती हैं। हालांकि, मुंबई के उपनगरीय इलाकों में… t.co/h0AHe1LK2f
Wednesday, October 09 18:30Reply
पंजाब, हरियाणा, दिल्ली व पश्चिमी उत्तर प्रदेश सहित राजस्थान में शुष्क मौसम के आसार हैं। दिन में तेज़ धूप तापमान को… t.co/eLhiqjZuE8
Wednesday, October 09 18:15Reply
RT @Rockerz17987373: #punerains#punerains @SkymetWeather It's almost 6pm here in pune and the dark clouds coming up with already lightning…
Wednesday, October 09 17:51Reply
As per the weathermen, we expect moderate #rains with one or two heavy spells to occur over the parts of #Assam and… t.co/qvOzGOmDp9
Wednesday, October 09 17:45Reply
हरियाणा, पंजाब, दिल्ली, उत्तर प्रदेश, मध्य प्रदेश व गुजरात में मौसम रहेगा शुष्क। पूर्वी, उत्तर-पूर्वी तथा दक्षिण… t.co/6PrxJdXQxl
Wednesday, October 09 17:15Reply
#Telangana: #Rain in #Adilabad, #Hyderabad, Jagtial, Jangaon, Jaya Shankar, Kamareddy, Khammam, Kothagudem, Mahabub… t.co/SKdj3d9O2S
Wednesday, October 09 17:04Reply
#AndhraPradesh: #Rain over #Anantapur, East #Godavari, Guntur, Krishna, Kurnool, Prakasam, Sri Potti Sriramulu… t.co/QV5mQyPMRv
Wednesday, October 09 17:03Reply
#WestBengal: Few spells of rain over #Bankura, Barddhaman, Birbhum, #Howrah, #Hooghly, #Kolkata, Murshidabad, Nadia… t.co/ixBbcuJQQZ
Wednesday, October 09 17:01Reply

latest news

Skymet weather

Download the Skymet App

Our app is available for download so give it a try