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Heavy to very heavy rain forecast in sub-Himalayan Bengal

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The department today forecast heavy to very heavy rain in the sub-Himalayan districts of for the next four days and light to moderate rainfall in the southern districts.

The sub-Himalayan districts of Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar and Alipurduar are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall for the next five days with the intensity of precipitation likely to increase in the latter days, the department said.

The districts in Gangetic are likely to receive fairly widespread rains or thundershowers during the period, it said.

Most of the districts in the state, including the metropolis, received light rainfall in 24 hours till 8.30 am today, the weatherman said.

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First Published: Mon, August 07 2017. 19:42 IST