According to the India Meteorological Department, the system would move west-northwestwards following the monsoon path, resulting in widespread showers throughout eastern and central India during the next 2-3 days, according to the department. Both the southern and northern regions of West Bengal are expected to receive heavy rainfall, according to forecasts.
- There is a low-pressure area forming over the Bay of Bengal near Odisha.
- In the next 2-3 days, the system will move west-northwest along the monsoon and result in widespread showers in east and central India.
- In the next 24 hours, the Alipore meteorological office predicts light to moderate rainfall in north Bengal.
- The skies over Kolkata will be partly cloudy on Thursday with possibilities of showers with thunderstorms.
- Temperatures are expected to range from 28 degrees to 33 degrees.
A low-pressure region building over the Bay of Bengal, next to Odisha, could bring heavy rains to several portions of West Bengal in the coming days, according to the National Weather Service. According to the India Meteorological Department, the system would move west-northwestwards following the monsoon path, resulting in widespread showers throughout eastern and central India during the next 2-3 days, according to the department.
‘A low-pressure system is centered over the Northwest Bay of Bengal and its surroundings. In its latest update on the weather changes caused by the activities in the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) tweeted on Thursday that the system is expected to move west-northwest wards along the monsoon trough for the next 2-3 days.
The Bay of Bengal disturbance is expected to bring heavy rainfall to both the southern and northern districts of West Bengal, according to forecasts. Showers have already begun to fall in North Bengal, but the volume will rise starting on Thursday.
The temperature in Kolkata, the capital of South Bengal, has dropped slightly over the last several days, although it remains significantly higher than typical. In the capital city, the temperature reached 33.1 degrees Celsius in the afternoon and 26.6 degrees Celsius in the early morning on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The daytime and nighttime recordings, on the other hand, were both one notch higher than usual.
On Thursday, the sky over Kolkata will be partly cloudy, with the possibility of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. According to forecasters, the temperature will vary between 28 and 33 degrees. Increased humidity would result if the minimum temperature were to be on the upper side.
The Alipore Meteorological Office has forecast light to moderate rainfall in north Bengal during the next 24 hours, according to their forecast. Showers and thunderstorms are anticipated in the Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar, Darjeeling, and Kalimpong districts, as well as other parts of the country.
Heavy rains are expected to pelt Kolkata, the North 24 Parganas, the South 24 Parganas, East Midnapore, West Midnapore, and Jhargram in the next days, according to the regional weather office in Kolkata. The downpour is forecast to last until the beginning of next week.