Fresh cyclonic circulation to bring in thundershowers: MeT
Kolkata: Kolkatans as well as those residing in the South Bengal districts may witness thundershowers for the next few days starting on Thursday as a fresh cyclonic circulation has formed in the north-east of Jharkhand.
The Regional Meteorological Centre at Alipore on Wednesday predicted that cyclonic circulation is moving towards the Gangetic West Bengal ushering in some more rain in some of the South Bengal districts in the next few days. It may be mentioned that last Saturday and Sunday, several parts of South Bengal including the city witnessed thunderstorms accompanied with rain. This brought down the temperature by a few notches. It again started soaring in the city from Tuesday.
According to the latest weather office prediction, the temperature may again go down from Thursday due to the thunderstorm. Some of the South Bengal districts may also witness hailstorm, the MeT office predicted.
It was learnt that a strong wind will be sweeping through various parts of the districts like Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar, North Dinajpur, South Dinajpur and Malda in North Bengal and East Burdwan, West Burdwan, North 24-Parganas, South 24-Parganas, Howrah, Hooghly, Nadia, Murshidabad, Purulia, Bankura, Jhargram and Birbhum in the southern parts. There is also a prediction of thundershowers in many of these districts.
A senior official of the Alipore MeT office said that strong winds may be blowing in South Bengal in the next few days which will bring the temperature further down giving a relief from the hot and humid conditions.