Kolkata Heavy Rain: Kolkata has been seeing substantial storm throughout the previous few days, which has brought about waterlogging at a few spots.
A few pieces of Kolkata revealed waterlogging today following substantial downpour in the city. Gridlock was additionally announced in pieces of the city today.
Kolkata and different pieces of West Bengal have been seeing hefty storm throughout the previous few days, which has brought about waterlogging at a few spots and disturbance of rail and street transport.
The new downpour happened because of a low-pressure framework over Bangladesh and West Bengal, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
Extreme spell of tempest with lighting and moderate to weighty precipitation are probably going to proceed over Kolkata and rural regions including Hooghly and Howrah today, the IMD Kolkata said.
Six regions in West Bengal have been seriously influenced by floods, with 15 individuals dead and lakhs left destitute.
The floods because of release of water from Damodar Valley Corporation dams and followed by hefty downpour have seriously influenced Hooghly, Howrah and West Midnapore.
Around 79,000 individuals have been influenced in Hooghly locale alone while the circumstance is more regrettable in Kolkata’s adjoining Howrah area, where around 1.8 lakh individuals were influenced.
Executive Narendra Modi guaranteed all help to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to fight the floods, his office tweeted today.
“PM Narendra Modi addressed WB CM Mamata Banerjee on the flood circumstance brought about by water release from dams in pieces of the state.
PM guaranteed all conceivable help from the Center to assist with moderating the circumstance. PM Modi petitions God for the security and prosperity of those in influenced regions,” Prime Minister’s Office wrote in a tweet.
Boss Minister Mamata Banerjee had before called PM Modi after the aeronautical review of the flood-hit regions that she arranged got dropped inferable from terrible climate.