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Flash flood warning issued for 4 NE states

GUWAHATI, SEP 10 (AGENCIES) | Publish Date: 9/10/2018 1:24:50 PM IST

Central Water Commission (CWC) has warned of likely flash floods in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura due to heavy rain in the next five days as forecast by the met department. The central river monitoring agency in its advisory on Sunday also said that due to warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall on September 10, 13 and 14 and heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy rainfall on September 11 and 12 in Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh, there is likelihood of rise in water levels of Brahmaputra, Barak and their tributaries in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. “There forecast of heavy to very heavy rainfall also in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during the same period. Watch has to be maintained for flash floods in these states,” CWC said. According to CWC flood situations classifications, Golaghat and Jorhat districts have been marked under ‘severe flood situation’ category along with 16 other districts of four districts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Jharkhand. 

 

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