A very severe cyclonic storm (VSCS) named Biparjoy, pronounced “Biporjoy”, is currently centred over the east-central Arabian Sea moved almost northwards with a speed of 9 kmph during the past 6 hours.
The strongest showers of the lot will be in store for Northeast India, where the ongoing rain spell is set to intensify over the weekend.
Heavy rain with thunderstorms is also possible over Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura.
For the next 48 hours, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya are under orange alert, while, Nagaland-Manipur-Mizoram & Tripura have been placed under yellow alert till August 4, 2022
The incident occurred at Dokan Dara area in Rongyek sub-division around midnight
The deceased have been identified as Manuwar Hussain, Mafijul Haque, Amrul Haque and Hasanur Ali.
Residents of all the Northeastern states including Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh may have to brace themselves for more inclement weather
Commuters and pedestrians at Geetanagar, Hatigaon, Chandmari, Zoo Road have been stuck amidst knee-high water
Flood in Assam’s Dima Hasao district affected normal life, leaving hundreds of passengers stuck at the railway station.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted thunderstorms and 31mm (1.22″) of intense precipitation in Guwahati.