Friday, July 1, 2022

More rain for NE states: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted widespread heavy to very heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunder and lightning over NE states till May 21.
A “Red Alert” has been sounded for Assam and Meghalaya over heavy to extremely heavy rain in the next four days.
The IMD on Monday warned of light to moderate rainfall at most places with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall and isolated extremely heavy rainfall over Assam-Meghalaya, as well as thunderstorms and lightning at isolated places.
For Arunachal Pradesh, the IMD has issued an “Orange Warning”, with light to moderate rainfall at most places, heavy to very heavy rainfall in the frontier state.
Floods and landslides have wreaked havoc in various parts of the North East while the flood situation in Assam continues to remain grim with the number of affected people increasing to four lakh in the last 24 hours.


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