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Kolkata rains: Heavy shower turns City of Joy roads into a canvas

Kolkata witnessed heavy showers in the last few days and the city turned into an oasis, providing relief amid the rising temperatures. Here is a glimpse of everyday life reflected on the waters accumulated by the rain -- turning the road into a canvas for a painting

Kolkata rains: Heavy shower turns City of Joy roads into a canvas

For the past four days Kolkata has received heavy downpour, however, MeT officials say the weather is likely to improve. (Express photo by Shashi Ghosh)

Kolkata rains: Heavy shower turns City of Joy roads into a canvas

Several parts of the city witnessed water logging following heavy rain.(Express photo by Shashi Ghosh)

Kolkata rains: Heavy shower turns City of Joy roads into a canvas

With heavy showers in the last few days, the city has turned into an oasis, providing relief amid the rising temperatures. (Express photo by Shashi Ghosh)

Kolkata rains: Heavy shower turns City of Joy roads into a canvas

Trawling the bylanes of the bustling streets in central Kolkata, our photographer tried to capture a little glimpse of everyday life reflected on the waters accumulated by the rain -- turning the road into a canvas for a painting. (Express photo by Shashi Ghosh)

Kolkata rains: Heavy shower turns City of Joy roads into a canvas

Kolkata Municipal Corporation and other civic bodies acted promptly to discharge the water. (Express photo by Shashi Ghosh)

Kolkata rains: Heavy shower turns City of Joy roads into a canvas

Due to heavy rains, the night temperatures are settling below normal.(Express photo by Shashi Ghosh)

Kolkata rains: Heavy shower turns City of Joy roads into a canvas

The rain will gradually shift eastwards covering Coastal Odisha and isolated places in West Bengal, officials said. (Express photo by Shashi Ghosh)

Kolkata rains: Heavy shower turns City of Joy roads into a canvas

“The sky will remain cloudy, but rain intensity will go down. The weather will be better than the last three days,” said an official of the Alipore Meteorological office.(Express photo by Shashi Ghosh)