Sub-Himalayan Bengal to experience squalls with heavy rainfall

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Kolkata, May 7 (UNI) The low pressure trough over the Northeast Bay of Bengal might cause squall accompanied by heavy rainfall in the sub-Himalayan West Bengal later in the evening or night.

Alipore Met officials said temperature in the Gangetic and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal has lowered considerably. While the maximum temperature was recorded at 34.7 degrees Celsius, the minimum was recorded at 25.9 degrees Celsius.

Light to moderate rain was likely to occur at a few places over the districts of Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar, Malda and North and South Dinajpur. Light rain was likely to occur at isolated places in Gangetic West Bengal.

The met officials have forecast a partly cloudy sky with thundery developement in the night with maximum temperture hovering around 36 degrees Celsius in Kolkata in the next 24 hours.

Thunder squall, with speed reaching between 50 and 60 kmph, is likely to occur at isolated places over Burdwan, Bankura, Midnapore and Purulia, met officials said.

Light ro moderate rain occurred at a few parts of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and very light to moderate rain occurred at isolated places in gangetic West Bengal.

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