Guwahati: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted scattered rainfall over Northeast India covering Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Sikkim, and Nagaland for the forthcoming five days at a stretch and perhaps beyond.
Even though very little improvement is seen in the flood-causing disaster in Assam, there will still be a scattered showers wetting the state thoroughly for a constant period this week.
Taking to the micro-blogging site Twitter, the weather forecasting agency said that due to cyclonic circulation over northeast India there will be scattered rain across the northeast region.
The department has further stated that Assam, as well as Meghalaya, have recorded large rainfall comprising 737.9 mm and 1445.1 mm respectively. While Sikkim and Manipur have also registered extensive showers containing 788.7 mm and 407.2 mm in particular. Simultaneously, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh received normal rainfall whereas Tripura and Mizoram witnessed a deficit in rainfall.
The death count has risen to 25 in Assam so far due to the prevailing flood accompanied by landslides, following one more individual death that occurred in the Cachar district in the last 24 hours.
Earlier, the IMD on Saturday foresaw rain showers to resume over the Northeastern as well as Northwestern states of India for four days at a stretch.
The potency of the rain shower would likely reach its peak on Monday this week.
Meanwhile, a whirlwind of rainfall circulation would also seize the Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh and its neighboring sites. The IMD had further informed that due to this influence, some parts of the southern states would probably receive heavy rainfall for the upcoming five days.