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Heavy rainfall likely in West Bengal in 48 hours

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The Met department today asked fishermen who have ventured into the sea to return to coast by tonight owing to a cyclonic circulation which may intensify into a low pressure in the

A cyclonic circulation in northwest along the is likely to intensify into a low pressure by tomorrow, the weatherman said in its forecast.

Fishermen have been advised to return to the coast by tonight and not to venture into the sea along and off West Bengal and Odisha coasts till August 15.

The Met department has forecast heavy rain for the next two days in the coastal districts of East and West Midnapore till Tuesday and in the additional districts of South and North 24 Parganas and Jhargram from tomorrow till Tuesday.

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 23:05 IST