At least eight individuals died in separate rain-related incidents in West Bengal on Friday. The heavy rain triggered a landslide close to a railway undertaking web site on the Sikkim-Bengal border, leaving at the very least two individuals useless, two injured and 4 lacking until final reviews got here in. Three individuals have been killed by electrocution within the districts whereas at the very least three died in separate home collapse incidents within the state.
Overnight rains had left massive elements of Kolkata waterlogged this morning. In the districts, partitions of mud huts collapses in Asansol, Garbeta and (*8*) killing 3, together with a 5 12 months previous.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who left Delhi for Kolkata this night, expressed her concern on the impression of heavy rains.”inhope there wont be flooding. So many individuals killed within the rains in Maharashtra.”
Bengal has been witnessing heavy rains since Thursday. Continuous rain induced the mud below the tracks to slip at Kharagpur yard of South Eastern Railway, affecting the motion of products trains, an official stated. Yesterday, one particular person was killed by suspected electrocution in Kolkata, whereas at the very least three died of electrocutiin within the districts in the present day.
The climate dept has predicted rains within the state until Saturday morning. Purulia district within the western a part of the state is prone to obtain heavy to very heavy rain tomorrow morning. While heavy rain will proceed in North and South 24 Parganas, Bankura, Paschim Bardhaman, and Paschim Medinipur districts.