Northeastern states including Assam likely to witness heavy rainfall for next 3 days
Guwahati: Parts of Northeast India is likely to witness some intense rainfall, with heavy rain set to lash the region for next three days, informed IMD.
The India Meteorological Department has issued a yellow watch over the entire northeastern region on Wednesday and Thursday.
Come Friday, Assam and Meghalaya will be the only two states to retain the same advisory, which urges residents to ‘be aware’ of the local weather situation, IMD stated.
Within Assam, the IMD’s regional met centre in Guwahati has issued thunderstorm warnings over most districts. However, the Assamese districts of Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa, Barpeta, Nalbari, Darrang, Golaghat, Bishwanath, Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Majuli, Charaideo, Dibrugarh, Tinsuka, Dima Hasao, Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj will be particularly vulnerable to isolated heavy rains over the next three days.
Further, the districts of East Kameng, Papumpare, East Siang, Lower Dibang Valley, Dibang Valley, Anjaw, Lohit, Changlang and Tirap in Arunachal Pradesh; Jiribam and Churachandpur in Manipur; and Wokha, Mokokchung, Tuensang and Mon in Nagaland will also be affected by isolated heavy rainfall in this forecast period.
The intense rain activity has been ongoing since Tuesday, with the IMD observing heavy rainfall at isolated places in Assam and Meghalaya during the morning and afternoon hours of Tuesday.