West Bengal experiences sub zero temperatures: expected to drop

For the last few years, winters in Kolkata hasn’t really been chilling. But this year, temperature has dropped as nearly as 8 degree Celsius in Kolkata . Many districts in the north eastern part of West Bengal is experiencing sub zero temperature, with temperature around minus 2 degree Celsius.

In many districts,especially in the Sandhakpur area in Darjeeling in West Bengal, the entire vegetation is covered with snow, with icicles on trees and grass.

Neighbouring Sikkim areas like Lachung and Yumthang are experiencing snowfall. Parts  of Orissa too has experienced a chilly winter with temperature around 3 degree Celsius in many areas.

Temperatures are expected to drop in the next 48 hours, says experts.

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