Incidents of water logging have been reported in a number of residential areas in West Bengal’s Siliguri district in the course of the early hours of Tuesday following heavy downpour within the metropolitan metropolis.
As per the India Meteorological Division (IMD), West Bengal is prone to obtain extra rainfall within the subsequent 72 hours.
A number of streets in Siliguri have been flooded with knee-deep water which precipitated issues for these making an attempt to succeed in their workplaces on Tuesday morning.
The IMD added that heavy to heavy rainfall may be very prone to happen at remoted locations in states akin to Assam, Meghalaya and Sikkim.
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Earlier, the climate division identified that rainfall would progressively cut back over flood-affected areas and begin choosing up over northern plains, northeastern states and several other elements of southern peninsula
In the meantime, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha have reported flooding over the previous few days. A number of elements of Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat have been inundated as a consequence of overflowing of the Narmada River and water launched from Hirakud Dam precipitated flooding in a number of districts of Odisha over the weekend.
A minimal of 24 individuals misplaced their lives in Madhya Pradesh and Odisha whereas 1000’s have been displaced as torrential rains have been reported in different areas of the nation.
Rainfall has been 25 per cent greater than regular fee in August, which the IMD has described as the very best within the month in additional than 4 many years. The earlier highest in August was recorded in 1983, when rain was 23.8% greater than the conventional.
(With inputs from ANI)