Kolkata, Jan 14 (PTI) Biting cold conditions eased a
little today in the western and southern parts of West Bengal
with rise in night temperature, while the northern and eastern
districts continued to suffer from severe cold conditions.
Coochbehar in Sub-Himalayan West Bengal recorded the
lowest temperature in the state’s plains at 5.2 degree
Celsius, the Met department said.
Krishnagar in Nadia district was the second coldest at
6.6 degree Celsius, followed by Asansol that recorded 8.0
The Met department has forecast cold day conditions in
Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and parts of Gangetic plains where
dense fog in the morning may affect normal life.
The weatherman has also predicted dense fog with
visibility down to 50 metres tomorrow at Sagar Island,
situated at the confluence of River Ganga and Bay of Bengal,
where lakhs of pilgrims from all over the country have
congregated for the Gangasagar Mela.
In Kolkata, minimum temperature rose a little to 12.3
degree Celsius, but it was still about three notches below
average for this time of the year.
Cold night and day conditions are likely to continue
throughout the state for the next three days, the Met
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