Thundershowers occurred at a few places in Bengal as most parts of the state were dry on Monday with no significant rainfall occurred in the past 24 hours.
The MeT department here forecast moderate to heavy rain in sub-Himalayan Bengal for Tuesday, while the southern districts are likely to get one or two spells of rain.
Diamond Harbour recorded the day’s highest temperature in the state at 35.7 degrees Celsius, the Met department said.
Kolkata followed closely at 35.5 degree Celsius with humidity and discomfort factor, as the city recorded 7.8 mm rainfall.
The weatherman has forecast moderate to heavy rain in the sub-Himalayan districts of Darjeeling, Cooch Behar and Jalpaiguri for Tuesday.
There is possibility of one or two spells of rain and a partly cloudy sky for Tuesday in the southern districts of the state, the MeT department said.
Light to moderate rains occurred in many parts of southwest Bihar today even as the weatherman forecast moderate to heavy rainfall in sub-Himalayan Bengal for Tuesday.
The Met department has forecast moderate to heavy rain in sub-Himalayan Bengal for Tuesday, while southern districts are likely to get one or two spells of rain.