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Regional Meteorological Centre Predicts Heavy Rainfall Over Guwahati; 'Yellow Alert' Issued

RMC in its tweet wrote a few spells of rain/thundershowers with one or two spells of intense rainfall (2-3 cm in 1 hour) are very likely over Guwahati city.

Regional Meteorological Centre Predicts Heavy Rainfall Over Guwahati; Yellow Alert Issued

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  16 May 2022 11:51 AM GMT

GUWAHATI: The regional meteorological centre has issued a 'yellow alert' for Guwahati forecasting heavy rainfall activity from May 16 to May 17, 2022.

RMC said a few spells of rain/thundershowers with one or two spells of intense rainfall (2-3 cm in 1 hour) is very likely over Guwahati city.



Impact Expected

Visibility may become poor during the intense spell of rainfall.

Waterlogging in many parts of low lying areas

Inundation of roads/streets

Disruption of traffic due to waterlogging inroads

May cause localized and short term disruption to municipal services (water, electricity etc)

May trigger landslide/landslip on the hills

Actions suggested

Follow any traffic advisories

Avoid going to areas that face water logging problems often

Avoid staying in landslide-prone areas

Current Meteorological Condition:

• A north-south trough roughly along Long.89°E to the north of Lat.22°N. between 2.1 and 3.1 km above mean sea level.

• Moisture incursion from the Bay of Bengal is likely to continue over to Northeast India due to strong lower level Southerly/ Southwesterly winds during 16-19 May 2022.

Under the influence of the above systems, widespread to fairly widespread rainfall accompanied by heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely during 16-17 May 2022 and heavy rainfall at isolated places during 18-19 May 2022 over Arunachal Pradesh; thunderstorm/lightning and heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely during 16-18 May 2022 and heavy rainfall at isolated places during 19-20 May 2022 over Assam; thunderstorm/lightning and heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places with isolated extremely heavy falls very likely during 16-17 May 2022 and with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Meghalaya o0n 18 May 2022 and heavy rainfall at isolated places during 19-20 May 2022; and thunderstorm/lightning and heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely over Nagaland-Manipur-Mizoram-Tripura during 16-18 May 2022.


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