Heavy rain alert in North Bengal and Sikkim, Light to moderate rain in South

Pankaj Prasad
Heavy Rain Alert
Heavy Rain Alert

The Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert of very heavy rain in North Bengal and Sikkim till June 19.

Heavy Rain Alert For North Bengal, Sikkim: India Meteorological Department has warned of Very Heavy Rain in North Bengal. It has been said that landslides can also occur amidst heavy rains. Not only this, rivers can be in spate. In Sikkim, the administration has appealed to the tourists not to go to the famous tourist places.

Orange alert of rain in many districts of North Bengal

The Alipore-based Meteorological Department has issued a warning of heavy rain in North Bengal for the next 48 hours on Saturday. The Meteorological Department said that there is a possibility of heavy rain in the districts of sub-Himalayan regions of West Bengal for the next three days. The department has issued an orange alert for many districts of North Bengal till June 19.

what is orange alert

The issuance of Orange Alert by the Meteorological Department means that there may be heavy rain with thunderstorms and thunderstorms. On the other hand, Monsoon Hits Kolkata has knocked in Kolkata. But, at present, there is no possibility of heavy rain in South Bengal. There are signs of heavy rain in South Bengal only after June 20.

Air quality improves in Kolkata

On Saturday, Kolkata metropolis recorded a minimum temperature of 25.8 degrees Celsius and a maximum temperature of 31.1 degrees Celsius. The pollution level is seeing an improvement after the rains in Kolkata. With this the air quality index has also improved. The air quality index of the city was declared 'good' on Saturday.

Hundreds of stranded tourists rescued in Sikkim

Hundreds of tourists stranded in Sikkim were evacuated safely. These people were trapped in Lachen and Lachung in North Sikkim. Some people were also trapped in Yumthang and Gurudongmar. Everyone has been shifted to safe places. Stranded tourists have been brought to Gangtok. It has been told that tourists were trapped due to landslides in Jongo, Chungthang, Lachen, Lachung and Dikchu.