Last Updated on September 24, 2023 by SPN Editor
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted a spell of intense rainfall over the Northeast till June 17.
The IMD stated that the current spell of intense rainfall is likely to continue over Northeast India and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during the next 5 days.
Several places in Assam and Meghalaya are already receiving extremely heavy rainfall. The IMD has also issued an orange alert for Arunachal Pradesh till June 17.
Heavy rain with daily rainfall of 150-200 mm across Northeast India has been predicted in this period. It may amount to even 500 mm, posing flooding threats and landslides over the regions. As per the weather forecast, extremely heavy rain is expected over parts of Assam and Meghalaya, and very heavy rain over parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim in the next 24 hours. Fairly widespread rain with thunderstorms is likely over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura.
On June 15, extremely heavy rain is expected over parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam and Meghalaya, while widespread rain with thunderstorms is likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura.