Kolkata : Bengal is in the grip of cold with the temperature gradually decreasing.
On December 31, the temperature was 14.8 degrees, which on January 1 was 17.5 degrees.
The temperature on January 2 is 16.3 degrees.
Early in the morning, parts of Kolkata had mist or fog that reduced visibility. The minimum temperature slid by a degree to 16.3. The day’s maximum temperature on Sunday was 25.2 degrees. The water vapor content of air is 65 to 90 percent, said the Met office.
More light rainfall is forecast in the next 48 hours. In the morning there will be dense fog and reduced visibility. Clear skies will be seen later. Even if there is a feeling of winter, the conditions of winter will not be visible for the time being. The weather will be like this for the first week of the year.
Kolkata will see thick fog in the morning. Partly cloudy skies later with no chance of rain, a Met official said.
The minimum temperature will be 16.3 degrees in the morning. The day’s maximum temperature on Sunday was 25.2 degrees. The water vapor content of air is 65 to 90 percent.
Fog is likely across the state in West Bengal. Dense fog has also been reported at some places. There is a slight chance of light rain over the hilly areas of Darjeeling and Kalimpong on Monday as well.
Apart from Darjeeling and Kalimpong, there is no chance of rain anywhere else in the state for now. The next three days will see dry weather and clear skies. There is no chance of a cold winter even if there is a hint of winter, according to the Met office.