Kolkata Airport goes under water; Parts of Kolkata have been waterlogged following a heavy downpour

Parts of the Kolkata including Kolkata International Airport went under water on Monday morning after spells of heavy rain.

The Met department has forecast more heavy rain or thunderstorms till Tuesday morning in most districts of south Bengal, including in Kolkata.

Heavy rainfall on Monday morning led to waterlogging on several roads in West Bengal’s Kolkata

Parts of Kolkata have been waterlogged following a heavy downpour. Normal life has been hit as locals struggled to commute.

Flights have also been canceled and IMD has issued a warning for moderate rainfall.

There were fewer vehicles on the streets since morning, but traffic snarls were caused owing to very slow movement because of submerged thoroughfares.

People trying to go to work had a tough time getting public transport as the strength of public buses and taxis was much depleted owing to the torrential rains.

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