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Heavy rain to lash NE in next 48 hrs

By Our Correspondent Updated: May 24, 2019 1:11 am

Eastern Mirror Desk
Dimapur, May 23: In the next 48 hours, heavy rains accompanied by gusty winds and lightning is expected to lash the northeastern states of India. After 48 hours, intensity of these pre-monsoon weather activities will start reducing to some extent.

According to Skymet forecast on Thursday, cyclonic circulation will develop over Meghalaya and adjoining parts of Tripura. Along with this, humid winds from Bay of Bengal will increase and feed moisture over the northeastern states.

Nagaland will witness light to moderate rains with one or two heavy spells along with Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, and Mizoram, it predicted. Meanwhile, heavy rains will remain confined mainly to Assam, Meghalaya, and Arunachal Pradesh.

“These pre-monsoon rain and thundershower activities will be accompanied by strong winds. In fact, lightning strikes and flash floods in parts of the region cannot be ruled out. Locals and tourists in the region must take precautions to safeguard life and property.”

By Our Correspondent Updated: May 24, 2019 1:11:59 am