Heavy rain

Wet day for city, heavy rains in dists: Met dept

Lashed by heavy downpour during the afternoon, the city plunged into darkness around 3pm. The heavy showers were triggered by deep depression over Northeast Bay of Bengal, off the Bangladesh coast, bringing ‘orange warning’ of heavy to very heavy rainfall between 7-20cm by the weather office for Kolkata and seven other districts of south Bengal, today.

Pakistan rains: At least 9 killed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Due to heavy downpours in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, at least nine people have died in rain-related incidents, and the province's Lower and Upper Chitral districts have been declared in an emergency till August 15, according to Dawn.