Heavy rainfall predicted in West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar and Odisha

Dark clouds cover the skyline of Bhubaneswar on Sunday | biswanath swain

It intensified into a deep depression and lay centred over Gangetic West Bengal near Latitude 22.5º N and Longitude 88.4 ºE, close to Kolkata. Commuters wait for buses and taxis during heavy rainfall in Kolkata on Monday. The government has opened a 24×7 control room to meet the exigency, and is monitoring the situation.

Asansol town in West Burdwan district was the most affected today, recording 95.5 mm precipitation in nine hours till 5.30 PM, it said.

Bhubaneswar Met office said, the upper air cyclonic circulation over North Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood has formed into a low pressure area over the bay and adjoining south Bangladesh.

However, the IMD forecast said that rain and thunder shower likely to occur at many places in districts of Odisha during next 24 hours.

Squally wind speed reaching upto 3040 kmph and gusting to 50 km per hour is very likely to prevail over northern parts of Gangetic West Bengal, eastern and central Bihar, northeastern parts of Jharkhand and subHimalayan West Bengal till late in the evening and decrease thereafter, he added.

Sea condition would be rough in north Odisha and West Bengal until tomorrow. This was followed by heavy rain and thunderstorms.

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Some of the areas where trees got uprooted are the crossing of DPS Road and NSC Bose Road, Transport Depot Road, Strand Road near High Court, Narkeldanga Main Road near Swabhumi, Sarat Bose Road (near the crossing of Lake Road and Sarat Bose Road), Basanti Highway, BB Chatterjee Road (near R.B.Connector Crossing), Raja Subodh Chandra Mallick Road near Jadavpur University, Belvedere Road, Southern Avenue and Jatin Bagchi Road, among others. There were 10-12 inhabitants in the house, who were safely evacuated.

Train services were also disrupted as railway tracks were submerged and tree branches broke and fell on overhead wires.

Plane departures at Kolkata airport were suspended for sometime due to strong winds.

The heavy rain disrupted normal life in several parts of south Bengal, including Kolkata, where flight and train services and road transportation were affected.

"While some domestic flights from the city had to be cancelled, some incoming flights were diverted to different airports after they failed to land here because of a gusty wind", NSCBIA director Atul Dikshit said.

A few local trains were slightly delayed due to the rain.

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