Rain delight on weekend
It did feel like monsoon on Friday, nearly two weeks after it officialy hit Kolkata. There was a downpour in some pockets of the city, while it rained intermittently in other areas.
What’s better, the weather office predicts heavy rain in Kolkata over the weekend. Finally , the perfect weather for khichuri.
A low pressure on northwest bay and adjoining Odisha has pushed up the formation of rain clouds, triggering Friday’s rain.The low-pressure area is moving towards the city, raising hope of more rain. “We expect it to reach south Bengal by Saturday . In that case, the intensity of rain will increase. Some pockets in Kolkata may get heavy rain,“ said GK Das, director (weather) at Regional Meteorological Centre, Kolkata.
The mercury is expected to hover around the normal mark. The maximum temperature will be around 33°C while the minimum will be around 27°C.
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