West Bengal has been receiving good Monsoon rain and thundershowers for more than a week now. On the last day also, many stations of West Bengal received some light to moderate rains with isolated heavy spells.
In the last 24 hours, from 08:30 am on Tuesday, Burdwan recorded heavy rains of 47 mm, followed by Bankura at 28 mm, Kolkata 23 mm, Ulubeia 20 mm, Midnapore 7 mm, Contai 6 mm and Sri Niketan and Purulia recorded 2 mm.
As per Skymet Weather, a trough was extending from Punjab to North Bihar along the foothills. Along with this, a cyclonic circulation can also be marked over the northeastern states.