RMC predicts heavy rainfall activity over Guwahati; issues ‘yellow alert’

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RMC said a few spells of rain/thundershowers with one or two spells of intense rainfall (2-3 cm in 1 hour) is very likely over Guwahati city
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RMC predicts heavy rainfall activity over Guwahati; issues ‘yellow alert’

Guwahati: The regional meteorological centre has issued a ‘yellow alert’ for Guwahati forecasting heavy rainfall activity from May 16 to May 17, 2022.

RMC said a few spells of rain/thundershowers with one or two spells of intense rainfall (2-3 cm in 1 hour) is very likely over Guwahati city.

Impact Expected

Visibility may become poor during the intense spell of rainfall.

Water-logging in many parts of low lying areas

Inundation of roads/streets

Disruption of traffic due to water logging in roads

May cause localized and short term disruption to municipal services (water, electricity etc)

May trigger landslide/land slip on the hills

Actions suggested

Follow any traffic advisories

Avoid going to areas that face water logging problem often

Avoid staying in landslide prone areas

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