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One or two spells of rains in next couple of days: Met dept

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The weather in is likely to remain mostly dry with possibility of one or two spells of rain at isolated places for the next couple of days, the department said in its forecast today.

There is, however, possibility of thunderstorm at some places in Gangetic till tomorrow morning, the department said.

High relative humidity continued to trouble parts of Gangetic West Bengal, including Kolkata, where perspiration during the day and in the evening caused a lot of discomfort among the people.

Coochbehar in North Bengal recorded 52.5 mm of rainfall in 24 hours till 8.30 AM this morning, making it the highest precipitation during the period in the state.

Neighbouring Jalpaiguri recorded 12.5 mm rainfall during the same period, the department said.

Other parts of the state remained mostly dry with thunderstorms having occurred at isolated places.

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 18:48 IST