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Kolkata braves out low pressure & overnight rain, manages to stay afloat

Snapshots of the Jawad aftermath in the city

By My Kolkata Web Desk | Published 06.12.21, 03:23 PM
1/10 A car negotiates a waterlogged stretch near Haldiram's crossing on VIP Road on Monday morning. After a night of incessant drizzle, Kolkata woke up to an overcast sky and more rain on Monday. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone Jawad has weakened into a depression over the northwest Bay of Bengal near the Odisha coast on Sunday

A car negotiates a waterlogged stretch near Haldiram's crossing on VIP Road on Monday morning. After a night of incessant drizzle, Kolkata woke up to an overcast sky and more rain on Monday. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone Jawad has weakened into a depression over the northwest Bay of Bengal near the Odisha coast on Sunday

Amit Datta/My Kolkata
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2/10 A traffic cop stands vigilant near Chingrighata crossing, Bypass. Persistent showers which have continued since Sunday morning may induce traffic snarls in the city

A traffic cop stands vigilant near Chingrighata crossing, Bypass. Persistent showers which have continued since Sunday morning may induce traffic snarls in the city

Amit Datta/My Kolkata
3/10 Two men push a stranded car near Teghoria, New Town

Two men push a stranded car near Teghoria, New Town

Amit Datta/My Kolkata
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4/10 A rickshaw-puller looks for a passenger in a lane off Chittaranjan Avenue in central Kolkata. Many people preferred to stay indoors and snuggle up in blankets before gorging on platefuls of khichdi and crispies

A rickshaw-puller looks for a passenger in a lane off Chittaranjan Avenue in central Kolkata. Many people preferred to stay indoors and snuggle up in blankets before gorging on platefuls of khichdi and crispies

Ashim Paul/ My Kolkata
5/10 A cute pet’s morning walk is upset by a waterlogged road outside its window in New Garia on the southern fringes of Kolkata on Monday morning

A cute pet’s morning walk is upset by a waterlogged road outside its window in New Garia on the southern fringes of Kolkata on Monday morning

Anita Kathuria
6/10 The figurine of a dancing girl on the dashboard of a car seems to be swaying to the pitter-patter of the rain. On Sunday, the Met office recorded around 30mm of rain in Alipore over 24 hours till 8.30pm

The figurine of a dancing girl on the dashboard of a car seems to be swaying to the pitter-patter of the rain. On Sunday, the Met office recorded around 30mm of rain in Alipore over 24 hours till 8.30pm

Amit Datta/My Kolkata
7/10 A young woman struggles to balance her umbrella and her backpack while wading through a waterlogged street near Haldiram's crossing on VIP road

A young woman struggles to balance her umbrella and her backpack while wading through a waterlogged street near Haldiram's crossing on VIP road

Amit Datta/My Kolkata
8/10 A bird's-eye view of the EM Bypass in Kolkata on Sunday evening

A bird's-eye view of the EM Bypass in Kolkata on Sunday evening

Amit Datta/ My Kolkata
9/10 Masked passengers seen through the foggy window of an air-conditioned bus at a traffic signal in Kolkata

Masked passengers seen through the foggy window of an air-conditioned bus at a traffic signal in Kolkata

Amit Datta/ My Kolkata
10/10 Passengers sport protective rain gear on a local train at Baghajatin station in Kolkata on Monday

Passengers sport protective rain gear on a local train at Baghajatin station in Kolkata on Monday

Soumyajit Dey/ My Kolkata
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