Guwahati, August 14, 2019
The Borjhar-based Regional Meteorology Centre (RMC), Guwahati has predicted light to moderate rainfall coupled by thunderstorm and lightning at many stretches of Assam-Meghalaya sub-division on August 14th, 2019 bringing a respite to the people from the scorching heat since the last couple of days.
The RMC predicted that Guwahati sky will generally remain cloudy with a possibility of one or two spells of rain or thundershowers on August 15th, 2019.
With a fall in its temperature – light to moderate rainfall took place at some places of the Northeastern states of Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura – many places across Assam, Manipur and at a few places over Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland on August 13th, 2019. A few isolated places of Assam and Meghalaya also witnessed heavy rain.
While the maximum temperature was recorded at 36.5 degree Celsius in Assam, Meghalaya recorded 25 degree Celsius.
It may be mentioned that Guwahati along with parts of the state has been reeling under heatwave conditions for the last couple of days. On August 7th, 2019, breaking all records, the maximum temperature in here touched 39.2 degree Celsius, equaling the all-time high recorded on June 12th, 2013.