“Tuesday or Wednesday could be the coolest day as the temperature could go below the normal,” said Ganesh Chandra Das, Director, Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) Kolkata. “I think temperature will decrease due to Vardah in Chennai. But there will not be any adverse effect of Vardah in West Bengal,” Das added.
The temperature of the city will further dip down on Tuesday and Wednesday as per reports. The Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata predicted that the temperature of Tuesday and Wednesday will be around 14 degree Celsius. The lowest temperature recorded in the city was 14.9 degree Celsius on Sunday. On Saturday, RMC recorded 14.6 degree Celsius, which was lowest in this season.
Earlier, the lowest temperature in the city so far was 15.6 degree Celsius which was recorded on Friday. It was also a sharp drop from 17.2 degrees as per Thursday’s records. With winter finally setting in Kolkata, people were seen wrapped in winter garments. A large number of people also paid a visit to the amusement parks in the city to enjoy the cool weather.
“We have heard about the turbulent weather in Chennai and Andhra coast of Vardah. We feel relieved to know that Vardah will have no such adverse effect in Bengal,” said Rattan Roy, a South Kolkata resident, who was visiting the handicraft fair at Milan Mela on Monday with his family.