On Sunday, heatwave conditions prevailed in five districts of south Bengal, with Kolkata reaching 39.6 degrees Celsius, the maximum temperature of the season, according to the meteorological office.
The forecast office projected dry weather in south Bengal regions for the next three days, so there appeared to be no relief from the heat and humidity. The meteorological bureau said that Bankura had the highest temperature in West Bengal, at 43.1 degrees Celsius.
The day’s highest temperature rose 4.5 degrees over average in North 24 Parganas, Malda, Paschim Bardhaman, Paschim Medinipur, and Birbhum districts, according to the report.
According to the meteorological office, Asansol in Paschim Bardhaman recorded 42.3 degrees Celsius, Sriniketan in Birbhum 41.7 degrees Celsius, Malda town 41 degrees Celsius, Dum Dum 40.5 degrees Celsius, and Medinipur town 42 degrees Celsius.The hottest temperature in Kolkata this summer was 39.6 degrees Celsius, while the lowest temperature was 28.3 degrees Celsius, according to the Regional Met Centre’s Alipore headquarters.
The maximum relative humidity of 89 percent added to the misery, according to the report. Despite the fact that there are normally fewer people and automobiles on the roads on Sundays, the terrible weather made the city appear abandoned, with just those who had no choice but to brave the heat and humidity going out.
On Monday, the meteorological office projected hot and humid conditions in Kolkata, with maximum and lowest temperatures ranging around 39 and 29 degrees Celsius, respectively.
It predicted dry weather for the following three days in all of South Bengal’s districts, including Kolkata. During the following several days, the climate in West Bengal’s sub-Himalayan areas would likely improve. In Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar, and Cooch Behar, the meteorological office forecast mild to moderate rainfall with the risk of thunder.
On Sunday, Darjeeling had a high of 22.2 degrees Celsius and a low of 12.8 degrees Celsius, according to the weather service.