98km/h gale hits Kolkata, several trees uprooted

KOLKATA: Strong winds of up to 98 km according to hour accompanied by rains hit the West Bengal capital on Tuesday evening as a northwester swept town uprooting timber and affecting traffic movement, officers mentioned

"A nor'wester hit the city with a gale force of 98 km per hour around 7.42 pm," Regional Meteorological Director GK Das mentioned.

Police mentioned a large number of timber have been uprooted across the town, throwing traffic movement out of substances, police mentioned.


Electrical fires have been reported from quite a lot of portions of the city, a hearth department reputable mentioned.


He mentioned that a fireplace at Ballygunge Circular Road was once introduced beneath regulate with the help of seven fireplace tenders.


The reputable mentioned consistent with preliminary reviews, a space was once broken owing to the gale in a space beneath the Karaya police station.


People returning house after paintings faced traffic jams and snarls.
98km/h gale hits Kolkata, several trees uprooted 98km/h gale hits Kolkata, several trees uprooted Reviewed by kailash soni on April 17, 2018 Rating: 5
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