Warm and parched weather ahead for Kolkata, West Bengal

Warm and parched weather ahead for Kolkata, West Bengal

02:55 PM


Most places of West Bengal witnessed some good spells in the past few days. In fact, October 20 was pretty rainy for few parts that recorded heavy showers with isolated very heavy rains. For instance, Bankura recorded a whopping 279 mm of rains.

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These post Monsoon showers were due to the presence of a depression that was laying over Gangetic West Bengal and adjoining parts. Now this weather system has moved away and fizzled out into a low pressure area. It is likely to continue its track more east-northeastwards and will further weaken shortly into a cyclonic circulation.

Rains have already reduced significantly over the state; however some scattered showers did occur in the past 24 hours over districts of Gangetic West Bengal.


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With the prevalence of an upper air trough over Gangetic West Bengal, isolated rains may continue for another 24 hours with partly cloudy sky conditions. Thereafter the weather will go completely dry and warm over the region. The Joyous City of West Bengal, Kolkata will remain dry and warm. Sub-Himalayan West Bengal will experience similar weather conditions just like the state capital, with clear sky.

The entire West Bengal is likely to witness slight increase in day maximums, while decrease in night temperatures.

Currently, almost the entire country is facing dry and warm weather excluding southern and northeastern states. But there also not any major rains have been observed in the past 24 hours.

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