Three folks had been killed in rain-related incidents, they mentioned. (Consultant picture)
KOLKATA: A thunderstorm accompanied by reasonable rains hit Kolkata and the opposite districts in south Bengal on Tuesday afternoon, officers mentioned.
Three folks had been killed in rain-related incidents, they mentioned.
Lightning and gusty winds with velocity reaching as much as 30-40 km per hour lashed Kolkata, elements of North 24 Parganas, Nadia, Murshidabad, Bankura, Purba Bardhaman, Paschim Medinipur, Birbhum and Purulia districts, a Met Division official mentioned.
The rainfall led to waterlogging in a number of areas throughout Kolkata, together with the arterial Central Avenue.
In Birbhum, two individuals had been killed when a automotive collided head-on with a dumper at Nanoor through the blinding rains, officers mentioned.
In Murshidabad, a farmer died in a lightning strike in Samserganj whereas working within the subject, they mentioned.