The city, suburbs, and south Bengal districts woke up to overcast dull, grey skies and light rains
throughout the day. As per the weather forecast, intermittent rains will continue till 10 pm tonight with
the possibility of thunderstorms. This has resulted in a slight dip in the temperatures. Conversations
among denizens revolved around the fact that winter would finally descend in the city once the rains
stopped, and skies cleared up.
Rainfall around this time of the year along with plunging temperatures is usually associated with a host
of health issues, particularly among those with compromised immunity.
The Meteorological Department (MeT) has forecast a generally cloudy sky with light to moderate rain
over east India till Friday morning as a weakened cyclonic storm, Michaung moves northward into a less
marked low-pressure area over Chhattisgarh.
Owing to the weather conditions today, many commuters face issues in reaching their workplaces.
Kolkata and adjoining places including South Bengal districts experienced intermittent light to heavy
showers accompanied by a chill in the air. Many were thrilled at the arrival of the winter season. The
region has been experiencing a longer wait for the season this season, with temperatures fluctuating
over the weeks.