Updated on June 15, 2018: Flood situation in Manipur and Mizoram continues to be grim as moderate to heavy showers refuse to take a backseat from the states. In fact, the last 24 hours were also rainy enough with Lengpui recording 81.5 mm of rains, Aizawl 53 mm, and Imphal at 14.5 mm.
Along with the state, the adjoining areas have also been witnessing heavy rains which is further aggravating the flood situation over both these states.
The depression which had formed in the Bay crossed Bangladesh coast and was over the Tripura region. Even now, the remains of the system persist as a cyclonic circulation. The remnants of systems that persist over the region usually do not find an easy escape due to the terrain of Northeast India and also get enough moisture.
Thus, moderate to heavy rains will continue due to the persistence of the system and the situation will remain aggravated for some more time.
Published on June 14, 2018: Southwest Monsoon covered the state of Manipur in the beginning itself and has now made an onset over entire Northeast India. The region happens to be one of the rainiest pockets wherein the state of Manipur does record good showers.
Since the onset of Southwest Monsoon, Manipur has been receiving good rains meanwhile these rains have become heavy in the last two days. These rains had occurred in view of the depression which was over the Bay of Bengal further crossing the Bangladesh coast. It had weakened into a low pressure and lay over the Tripura region.