Kolkata and nearby areas flooded due to overnight rains.
Heavy rains were starting at midnight. Kolkata and the surrounding districts are double cities on water. Several major roads in the north and center of Kolkata, including Central Avenue and Thanthaniya, are flooded.
Therefore, several areas on the southern avenue of southern Kolkata, Dhakuria, Taliganj are submerged. Several major highways connect Salt Lake to Sector Five.
The situation is similar in the districts of Parganas North and South, including Kolkata. Dumdum to Sonarpur: Many areas have been flooded.
At the beginning of the week, the travelers fell victim to the rain disaster. The Alipore meteorological office has forecast this type of weather all day on Monday.
As a result, residents have to suffer less water throughout the day.
According to the Department of Meteorology, a cyclone has formed in the northwest of the Bay of Bengal.
It is located on the coast adjacent to the north of Orissa-Bangla and Bangladesh at the moment. As a result of this cyclone, a large amount of water vapor enters the land adjacent to the Bay of Bengal.
However, Thunderstorms are forming, and heavy to moderate rains have started in 5 districts of South Bengal. Apart from Calcutta, two 24 Parganas, Howrah and Hooghly, have been drenched by torrential downpours since midnight.
According to estimates, Alipore has received 116.2 mm of rain in the last 24 hours. The precipitation in at least six places in Kolkata is close to 100mm.
According to the Alipore Meteorological Office, the sky will be cloudy throughout the day on Monday. It will continue to rain in Kolkata and several districts.
Chance of heavy to hefty rains in coastal districts today. There will be light to moderate rains in almost all districts of South Bengal.
However, the weather is likely to improve as of Tuesday, the amount of rain may decrease. The temperature has also dropped a bit due to continued rain.
The low temperature Monday morning was 25 degrees Celsius. The low temperature on Sunday was 31 degrees.
However, the maximum amount of water vapor in the air is about 99 percent. As a result, even if the mercury temperature drops, there will be discomfort due to humidity.
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