IMD Predicts Heavy Rainfall, Thunderstorms Over Northeast

IMD Predicts Heavy Rainfall, Thunderstorms Over Northeast

According to the notification from IMD, Assam will likely receive between heavy (7-11 cm) and very heavy (12-20 cm) rainfall in South Salmara, Goalpara, Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa, Barpeta, Dima Hasao, Karimganj, Cachar and Nalbari districts.

Guwahati received heavy rainfall today for the second day. Heavy rains in the wee hours on Saturday led to waterlogging in several parts.

Areas like Zoo Road, Chandmari, Hatigaon, Beltola were inundated with floods.

Meanwhile, IMD further stated that moisture incursion from the Bay of Bengal is taking place over to northeast India due to strong lower-level southerly and southwesterly winds between May 13 and May 17.

Due to these conditions, widespread rainfall along with lightning and thunderstorms accompanied by heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected over the Northeast.

Assam Press