City dwellers to face sultry, humid days ahead
Kolkata: The city's temperature is expected to go up on Tuesday as cyclonic circulation has been weakened, the Regional Metereological center predicted on Monday.
According to a weather expert, there is likely to be no rain in the city and adjoining areas on Tuesday. The temperature will soar high as cold air has stopped blowing from Monday.
A thundershower had hit the city and some of the South Bengal districts on Sunday evening giving respite to the people from the hot and humid condition.
A strong moisture laden South-Westerly wind which had been blowing across the city in past two days not only created a favourable condition for a storm but also brought down the temperature by a few notches.
According to the MeT office prediction, the city dwellers may also witness a sultry and discomfort weather in the next few days. It may be mentioned that prior to the advent of the cyclonic circulation, the city people were facing summer discomfort due to high levels of humidity.
Some parts of South Bengal districts have witnessed rainfall accompanied with storm on Tuesday.
The districts like North 24-Parganas, Murshidabad and Birbhum witnessed light rainfall accompanied with a strong breeze on Monday evening. But the city dwellers have experienced a bright sunny day on Monday.
According to an official of the Regional MeT office, the cyclonic circulation that entered the city's sky from Jharkhand from Saturday has been weakened as a result of which the rainfall has stopped.
Though in some parts of South Bengal districts wind blew at 40-50 km per hour on Monday. The alert which was issued prohibiting the fisher folk from venturing into the sea due to its turbulent condition was revoked.