Hooghly Weather Update: Check the Hooghly Weather Today in Hooghly District. The maximum temperature in Hooghly today is likely to be around 34 degrees Celsius. And the minimum temperature may be around 28 degrees Celsius. The relative humidity in the air is 78 percent, which is much higher than normal. As a result, discomfort due to excess relative humidity will persist. The sky will be partly cloudy today. Scattered rain is also possible. Wind speed may reach 24 kilometers per hour during the day today. At night the wind speed can be about 15 km per hour.
Sunrise and sunset: Today sunrise will be at 5:21 AM. And sunset will be at 5:46 PM.
Alipur Meteorological Department said, low pressure has formed in east-central and west-central Bay of Bengal. As a result, heavy rain is expected in the districts of South Bengal from Saturday to Tuesday. Rain is also forecast in North Bengal.
Heavy rain forecast in some districts
Heavy rain may occur in 3 districts of South Bengal – South 24 Parganas, East and West Medinipore on Saturday. Heavy rain is likely in two 24 Parganas, two Midnipur, Howrah districts on Sunday. Heavy rain is forecast in parts of Kolkata, Hooghly, East Burdwan, Jhargram, Nadia, Murshidabad on Monday. A yellow alert has been issued. Yellow alert has been issued in 7 districts of South Bengal and one district of North Bengal next Tuesday. Heavy rain may occur over Nadia, Purulia, Bankura, Birbhum, East and West Burdwan, Murshidabad and Malda.
Red alert for fishermen
The Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for fishermen. Meteorologists have prohibited fishermen from fishing in the sea from Saturday to Tuesday. Also advised to return from deep sea by tomorrow.
Geographical Location of Hooghly District (Hooghly Geographical Situation): Hooghly district is located about 40 km north of Kolkata and on the west bank of the famous river Hooghly. The district is named after this river. The Hooghly River lies to the east of this district, 200 meters above sea level. Hooghly is south of Howrah district and north of Burdwan. It also has Bankura district to its northwest and Midnipur district to its southwest. Hooghly district has four subdivisions. They are respectively – Chunchura, Srirampur, Chandannagar and Arambagh. The tourism office of this district is located at Chunchura.