Southwest Monsoon has covered most parts of Northeast India, expect few parts of West Assam. With the arrival of Southwest Monsoon, rains have increased over the northeastern states for the last four to five days. Initially, the increase in the intensity of rains was due to a depression which eventually moved towards Myanmar giving extremely hefty showers over Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.
Thereafter, a cyclonic circulation developed over Assam, which is increasing in the moisture flow from the Bay of Bengal. During the last 24 hours, heavy to extremely heavy rains were observed in Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur and Mizoram. In fact, remaining states such as Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Tripura also recorded light to moderate rains with one or two heavy spells.
In the last 24 hours from 8:30 am on Tuesday, Majbat recorded heavy rain to the tune of 121 mm, Silchar 115 mm, Imphal 64 mm, Tulihal 64 mm, Tezpur 64 mm, Cooch Behar 21 mm, North Lakhimpur 19 mm, Guwahati 17 mm, Dibrugarh 8 mm and Rangia 9 mm of rains .
As per Skymet Weather, moderate to heavy showers will continue for another 24 hours over many parts of the northeastern states. Thereafter, the intensity of rain would reduce over Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura.
However, the northern states of Northeast India such as Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland would continue to witness light to moderate rain and thundershowers activities. The weather conditions would continue to remain comfortable with cloudy sky conditions.
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