The Met office predicted heavy to very heavy rain in the southern districts of West Bengal on Friday, the day of Maha Saptami of Durga Puja, because the well- marked low-strain space, shaped over the west-central Bay of Bengal in the final two days, become a melancholy.
A Met office bulletin stated on Thursday that the system is prone to cross an space between Sagar Island in the state and Khepupara in Bangladesh by October 23 afternoon and switch right into a deep melancholy.
The low strain is at the moment mendacity centred about 180 km south-southeast of Paradip in Odisha, 350 km south- southeast of Sagar Island and 490 km south-southwest of Khepupara, the bulletin stated.
Under its affect, mild to reasonable rain or thundershowers is prone to happen in many locations of assorted districts of South Bengal and heavy to very heavy rain at one or two locations in North and South 24 Parganas districts.
One or two locations of Purba Medinipur district is prone to witness heavy to very heavy rain on October 22 and 23, the bulletin stated.
Heavy rain can be predicted at one or two locations in Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly and Nadia districts throughout this time.
The weathermen suggested fishermen to not enterprise into the ocean from October 22 to 24 and requested those that are already there to return because the situation of the ocean shall be “rough to very rough” until October 24.
In coastal areas, the wind pace shall be round 40-50 km/hour.
In the town and adjoining Howrah and Hooghly districts, the wind pace is prone to attain 30-40 km/hour on October 23, the day of Maha Saptami.
The bulletin additionally cautioned about water logging in some components of Kolkata and Municipal areas of coastal districts on the day.