Kolkata: Cyclone in the Bay of Bengal bordering West Bengal has reached closer to Bengal. Briefing reporters at the regional headquarters of the MET department on Wednesday morning, Director GK Das said that the low pressure caused by the cyclone has reached the Central Ganga areas of Bengal.
Apart from Kolkata, north and south 24 Parganas, East and West Midnapore, Jhargram, Howrah, Hooghly, East and West Burdwan and Birbhum districts have been receiving heavy rain since morning. On the other hand, a portion of the house collapsed at Ahirtola in Kolkata due to heavy rains. Two people died and seven others are said to be injured.
Tell you that the rain in Kolkata, the capital of Bengal, started on Tuesday night. The capital Kolkata recorded 72 mm rain till 5:00 am. This has also led to a drop in temperature. The minimum temperature has dropped to 24.1 degrees Celsius, two degrees below normal, while the maximum temperature has also dropped to 29.5 degrees Celsius, three degrees below normal.