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Weekend rain for Kol, snowfall in Darjeeling


KOLKATA: The town would possibly get mild rain this weekend as hailstorm and spell of rain had been predicted by the Met place of business, whilst snowstorm is expected for Darjeeling. This is meant to bring the mercury in Kolkata to dip underneath the traditional mark once once more.

“We expect mild rain both on Friday or Saturday in Kolkata. In truth clouds will start collecting over the town’s skyline from Friday onwards,” said GK Das, director (weather) Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata.

According to the Met place of business, three simultaneous weather techniques will probably be answerable for the rain and snowstorm. Currently there's a cyclonic circulation over Bihar and adjacent areas, adding to it'll be a confluence of two wind machine – the easterly and westerly as a western disturbance (WD) passes the area all the way through Friday and Saturday.

The depth of rain in Kolkata depends upon how shut the WD comes to the town. So far its trajectory includes parts of North Bengal. Darjeeling and parts of Sikkim are anticipated to obtain snowstorm on Friday and Saturday.

According to the weatherman, the WD has blocked the trail of the the cool and dry Northwesterly wind previously few days. Instead the Easterly wind has been injecting moisture pushing up the mercury.


The minimal temperature on Thursday hovered around the normal mark at 16.four stage Celsius, whilst the maximum temperature used to be a notch above normal at 28.6 stage Celsius.


Both the day and evening temperature are set to go up additional on Friday sooner than it begins mountain climbing down once once more. The Met place of business expects the retreat must start from Saturday onward.


“The mercury will fall once more over the weekend. Even if the fall does now not nosedive, the temperature will move down by about two stage Celsius underneath the traditional mark, reviving the sensation of cold” said Das.




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