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PTI Last Updated at 12 Aug 2018, 23:08 IST India

Heavy rainfall likely in West Bengal in 48 hours

Kolkata, Aug 12 (PTI) The Met department today asked

fishermen who have ventured into the sea to return to coast by

tonight owing to a cyclonic circulation which may intensify

into a low pressure in the Bay of Bengal.

A cyclonic circulation in northwest Bay of Bengal

along the Odisha coast is likely to intensify into a low

pressure by tomorrow, the weatherman said in its forecast.

Fishermen have been advised to return to the coast by

tonight and not to venture into the sea along and off West

Bengal and Odisha coasts till August 15.

The Met department has forecast heavy rain for the

next two days in the coastal districts of East and West

Midnapore till Tuesday and in the additional districts of

South and North 24 Parganas and Jhargram from tomorrow till


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