Friday, October 23: The east Indian territory of West Bengal has been set under a red alarm on Friday, October 23, because of the probability of too substantial downpours and rainstorms for the following 24 hours.
As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), a downturn is situated over Northwest Bay of Bengal as of Friday morning, off West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts, around 60 km southeast of Sagar Islands in West Bengal.
From here on, it is relied upon to move north-northeastwards and cross West Bengal and connecting Bangladesh drifts between Sagar Islands and Khepupara (Bangladesh), over the Sundarbans, around Friday early afternoon.
As the framework travels over West Bengal, it is probably going to cause genuinely boundless to far-reaching precipitation with disconnected hefty falls over Gangetic West Bengal for the following 24 hours. In like manner, a red admonition has been put over the region on Friday, to train the inhabitants to ‘make a move’ and shield themselves from the unpleasant conditions.
Further, IMD’s local met focus in Kolkata has anticipated hefty to substantial downpours (7-20 cm) at a couple of places over the areas of East Midnapore and North and South 24 Parganas, while heavy showers are in the figure for a couple of places over Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, and Nadia regions of Gangetic West Bengal.
As indicated by The Weather Channel’s 10-day conjecture, the odds of precipitation over Kolkata will be as high as 80% on Friday. At the same time, the daytime temperature over the state capital will drift around 28°C.
Finally, the Central Water Commission (CWC) includes that since the precipitation is probably going to be engaged around the coastal regions of West Bengal, no major riverine flooding is expected. By the by, a nearby watch must be kept up over the beachfront zones of the state, and it has cautioned.
Then, since the start of October, West Bengal has aggregately recorded simply 70.4 mm precipitation, which is at any rate 34% lower than what it ordinarily encounters between the time of October 1-22. Inside the state, both the regions, viz. Gangetic West Bengal (71.1 mm) and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal (82 mm), have likewise recorded ‘shortfalls’ worth 32% and 40%, separately.