Parts Of North Bengal Affected By Floods, Heavy Rain In Kolkata, Siliguri

Jalpaiguri recorded 93 mm rainfall in 24 hours, whereas Siliguri recorded 61.four mm: IMD (Representational)


Heavy rains lashed the districts of north Bengal, resulting in flooding in low mendacity areas of Jalpaiguri and different locations on Saturday, even because the MeT division forecast heavy to very heavy showers within the area for the following two days.

A number of locations in Mainaguri block had been inundated owing to heavy rains, officers mentioned.

Individuals within the low-lying areas are being eliminated to safer locations, they mentioned.

A number of areas of Siliguri additionally noticed water-logging as a result of incessant rains.

Heavy to very heavy rain is more likely to happen within the districts of Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and Coochbehar, the Met division mentioned.

Jalpaiguri recorded 93 mm rainfall in 24 hours until 8.30 am, whereas Siliguri recorded 61.four mm, it mentioned.

The weatherman forecast thunderstorm in Gangetic West Bengal on Sunday.

Showers additionally lashed Kolkata within the night, resulting in visitors snarls in some components of the town.


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