The city received 21.8 mm of rain in the last 24 hours with the IMD on Friday forecasting more showers till Saturday.
A spokesperson of the India Meteorological Department said, "Due to strong moisture incursion from the Bay of Bengal, enhanced rainfall activity will very likely continue from September 21 to 23 over south Bengal.
With intermittent showers, many low-lying areas of the city reported waterlogging on Friday inconveniencing the commuters. The rain also caused traffic jams in certain areas of the city.
"The city recorded 21.8 MM rain in the past 24 hours and 006.3 mm since 3 am and a few spells of thundershowers are very likely," the spokesperson said.
There will be spells of thundershower in Bankura, Purba Bardhaman, Hooghly, Howrah, Kolkata, North and South 24 Parganas and light to moderate rains in Alipurduar, Coochbehar, Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Kalimpong and North Dinajpur districts in next 24 hours, the IMD said.
Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by The Telegraph Online staff and has been published from a syndicated feed.