#Kolkata: The state weather will begin to change in the afternoon. Heavy to very heavy rain warning issued in North Bengal from today. Temperatures will rise in South Bengal, humidity will persist. Scattered heavy rain is likely in various districts across the state on Sunday. Today the sky in Kolkata will be partly cloudy. Chance of a few showers with thunderstorms. The temperature will rise slightly in the next 24 hours. Due to the high relative humidity in the air, Bengalis will suffer from discomfort.
The minimum temperature in Kolkata on Saturday morning was 27.6 degrees Celsius, 1 degree above normal. Yesterday afternoon, the maximum temperature was 34.9 degrees Celsius, 3 degrees above normal. 32.6 mm of rain fell in the past 24 hours.
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According to meteorological department of Alipur, the temperature in South Bengal will rise further in the next 48 hours. Temperatures around 35 degrees. Heavy rain is likely in Nadia, Murshidabad, Birbhum and East Burdwan on Sunday and Monday. Scattered heavy rain is likely over North 24 Parganas and parts of West Burdwan. The amount of rain will increase slightly on Sunday and Monday in other districts of South Bengal including Kolkata.
North Bengal, however, has been warned of heavy to very heavy rain since today. Heavy to very heavy rain warning for Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Alipurduar, Cooch Behar and Jalpaiguri. Heavy rains may occur in northern Dinajpur as well. Moderate rains likely in Maldah and south of Dinajpur. Heavy to very heavy rains will continue in North Bengal till Tuesday.
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Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Alipurduar, Cooch Behar and Jalpaiguri are expected to receive 70-200mm of rain which is very heavy rain on Saturday. Heavy rain i.e. 70-110mm of rain may occur in northern Dinajpur. Very heavy rain warning for Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and Cooch Behar on Sunday. Heavy rain warning in Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Maldah, North and South Dinajpur.
A very heavy rain warning on Monday i.e. up to 200mm of rain could occur in Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Alipurduar, Cooch Behar and Jalpaiguri. Heavy rains may occur in the north and south of Dinajpur. Notice of very heavy rains in Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri on Tuesday as well. Heavy rain is likely over Cooch Behar, Alipurduar and Kalimpong.
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