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IMD Predicts Heavy Showers In Northeast Till June 17, Red Alert For Assam & Meghalaya

Several places in Assam and Meghalaya are already experiencing incessant rainfall, exceeding 100 mm, 250 mm or even 300 mm.

IMD Predicts Heavy Showers In Northeast Till June 17, Red Alert For Assam & Meghalaya

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  14 Jun 2022 6:35 AM GMT

Guwahati: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted that the northeastern region will continue to receive heavy rainfall till June 17 and also issued a red alert for the state of Assam and Meghalaya.

Notably, several places in Assam and Meghalaya are already experiencing incessant rainfall, exceeding 100 mm, 250 mm, or even 300 mm.

Apart from the red alert issued for Assam and Meghalaya for Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, the IMD has sounded an orange alert for Arunachal Pradesh till June 17.

"Moisture incursion is very likely to continue due to strong lower level southerly/southwesterly winds from the Bay of Bengal to Northeast India during June 13 to 17," IMD's senior scientist Sanjay O'Neill Shaw said.

Fairly widespread/widespread rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm/lightning/heavy to very heavy with extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places is most likely to continue over the Northeast till June 17.

Heavy showers recorded during the last 24 hours ending at 8.30 a.m. on Monday include Dhubri 140 mm, Dudhnoi Kvk (AWS) 120 mm, Shella 340 mm, Sohra (RKM) 330 mm, Mawkyrwat (ARG) 330 mm, Sohra 290 mm, Williamnagar 220 mm, Jowai (AWS) 150 mm, Khliehriat 130 mm, and Tikrikilla 100 mm.

Meanwhile, incessant rain coupled with thunderstorms have wreaked havoc across Assam and Meghalaya and has reduced the daily activities to a standstill.

The people were severely affected as a result of it; some business establishments were forced to shut down, people got stuck in traffic jams for a long time in some areas, and the livelihoods of some were even jeopardized.

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