Over the Next Five Days, Bengal’s Maximum Temperature is Set to Rise: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that during the next five days, the maximum temperature in West Bengal will rise by three to five degrees Celsius, with temperatures likely to touch 40 degrees in southern districts.

Furthermore, all of the southern districts aside from North and South 24 Parganas, where Wednesday is predicted to bring light rain and thunder are expected to see dry weather.

Meanwhile, Raiganj registered the state’s highest maximum temperature on Tuesday, reaching 39.7 degrees Celsius.

The highest recorded temperature in Kolkata for the day was 35 degrees Celsius, accompanied by a maximum humidity of 89%. The sky stayed partially cloudy.

The highest temperature recorded in southern Bengal was approximately 35 degrees Celsius in Berhampur, Bankura, Sriniketan, and around 36 to 37 degrees Celsius in Burdwan, Canning, Panaghar, Barrackpore, and Jhargram.

On the northern side, the districts of Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Kalimpong, Alipurduar, Coochbehar, and North Dinajpur are expected to see mild to moderate rain, thunderstorms, and gusty winds throughout the week.

The highest temperature recorded in Darjeeling was 19.4 degrees Celsius, however it reached 35.8 degrees in Coochbehar and Jalpaiguri. The highest temperature recorded was 34 degrees Celsius in Alipurduar and 39.7 degrees Celsius in Raiganj.

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