Heavy to very heavy rain is prone to happen in South Bengal from Monday owing to the doable formation of a low strain space in north Bay of Bengal, the Met Division mentioned on Sunday.
The weatherman mentioned an energetic monsoon in Gangetic West Bengal, coupled with the low strain is prone to trigger widespread rain within the area.
The southern districts of the state have been experiencing average to heavy rainfall over the previous week because of an earlier low strain space in northwest Bay of Bengal, which has now moved away, offering momentary respite from the continual downpour.
The Met workplace, in its forecast, mentioned the districts of South 24 Parganas, East and West Midnapore, Jhargram, Purulia and Bankura are prone to obtain heavy rainfall, the depth of which is able to enhance from Tuesday.
One or two locations in Kolkata, together with neighbouring Howrah and Hooghly districts are additionally anticipated to expertise heavy rain on Tuesday, inflicting waterlogging and visitors snarls, it mentioned.
Embankments of some rivers in coastal areas of South 24 Parganas district have been broken by heavy rainfall and excessive tidal waves, resulting in inundation of agricultural fields, sources mentioned.
Farmers are fearing main losses in yields because the saline water within the fields may destroy crops, together with paddy, greens and in addition candy water fish, they mentioned.