48 hours warning over the Gangetic plains
By Infodea News Network (INN), Kolkata;
There is a heavy rainfall warning at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal and Jharkhand during next 24 hours. There will be heavy rainfall in many places like Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, and Bihar during next 48 hours.
According to the latest observations, the Doppler Weather Radar Kolkata and Satellite imageries indicate that the deep depression over Gangetic West Bengal has moved to west-northwestwards at a speed of about 12 kmph in past 06 hours. It lay centered at 05 30 hrs IST of today, the October 10 over Gangetic West Bengal near Latitude 23.2º N and Longitude 87.1 ºE, close to Bankura (Gangetic West Bengal).
The system is very likely to continue to move west-northwestwards and weaken into a depression during next 06 hours and into a well-marked low-pressure area during subsequent 24 hours.
The wind speed will reach from 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph would prevail over Gangetic West Bengal and 30-40 kmph gusting to 50 kmph very likely over adjoining areas of Jharkhand during next 12 hours and gradually decrease thereafter.