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Prepare providers adversely affected as heavy rains pound Bengal; extra downpour seemingly at this time

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Kolkata: Waterlogged Amherst Avenue Police Station after heavy rainfall

A number of trains have been quick terminated or cancelled on Tuesday as a result of prolific rainfall and subsequent waterlogging at Kolkata station in Sealdah Division and Tikiapara yard. A number of Howrah-bound trains had been additionally short-terminated at Dum Dum Junction or Kankinara whereas many others short-originated at Sealdah as an alternative of Kolkata.

The trains which have been cancelled are 03113/03114 Kolkata – Lalgola – Kolkata particular, 02261 Kolkata – Haldibari particular and 03161 Kolkata – Balurghat particular.

The Sitamarhi – Kolkata particular at Kankinara, Radhikapur – Kolkata particular at Belgharia and 03122 Gazipur – Kolkata particular at Dum Dum Junction can be quick terminated and Kolkata – Gorakhpur particular can be originated from Sealdah as an alternative of Kolkata.

Additionally, the Gorakhpur – Kolkata particular can be diverted to Sealdah.

In the meantime, three trains are rescheduled as a result of heavy rainfall and waterlogging.

The Kolkata – Jammu Tawi particular has been rescheduled at 14.45hrs, Kolkata – Amritsar particular rescheduled at 15.20hrs, and Howrah – Malda particular rescheduled at 16.30hrs.

A number of areas in Kolkata are partially submerged after heavy rain within the metropolis.

In view of the motion of cyclonic circulation from North West Bay of Bengal to Gangetic West Bengal, Kolkata and its adjoining areas are witnessing heavy rainfall.

As per the Indian Meteorological Division (IMD), a low-pressure space lies over southern elements of Gangetic West Bengal and neighbourhood with the related cyclonic circulation extending upto 5.8 km above primary sea degree.

“Pretty widespread to widespread rainfall with remoted heavy falls could be very more likely to proceed over Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal on September 21. Remoted very heavy rainfall seemingly over Gangetic West Bengal on September 21,” IMD mentioned in its bulletin.

Earlier on Sunday, IMD knowledgeable {that a} cyclonic circulation hovering over North West Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of North Odisha-West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts was extending upto mid-tropospheric ranges tilting south-westwards with peak. 

(With inputs from PTI)

Additionally Learn | Heavy rains flood hospitals in Kolkata

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