Nagaland Floods: Rains to become heavy in some parts

August 31, 2018 5:48 PM |

Nagaland Floods: Rains to become heavy in some partsNortheast India has performed poorly this Monsoon season and out of the seven states, Mizoram has been the state with the best performance while Manipur has seen the least Monsoon showers this time. Nagaland has seen a gradual improvement wherein the deficiency in June was at a whopping -25 percent, July saw the deficiency drop to -20 percent while as on August 30, the state of Nagaland is rain deficient by -10 percent.

The state of Nagaland has been seeing floods since the last two three days. In fact, 3000 families in 400 villages have been displaced. There has not been extremely heavy rainfall over the state. In fact, the flood situation is attributed to the mountainous terrain and rivers flowing over the region.

The last one week has seen some rainfall. For the city of Kohima, normal rainfall in August is 382.4 mm and so far, 320.4 mm has already been recorded. Out of these, more than 50 % of rainfall has been observed in the last one week to the tune of 173 mm.

There is a large network of rivers flowing from east to west and west to east in Nagaland. The major three rivers are Dhansiri, Diku, and Doyamg which flow westward and drain into Brahmaputra.

The state has 11 districts and rainfall varies from region to region. Out of these, most amount of rainfall is observed at Wokha, Zunheboto, Longleng, Kiphire and Mokokchung. Least rainfall is observed in Mon and Dimapur.

nagaland.jpg-630

This season, rains have varied from being large deficient to large excess.

The month of September is more prone to rainfall as monsoon withdraws from northern parts of the country but have stayed in Northeast India. Therefore, rainfall occur more over northeastern parts including Nagaland which Lies over the northern part of North East India. In fact, during the next few days, some parts may see some heavy rainfall activity

Image Credit:

Please Note: Any information picked from here must be attributed to skymetweather.com

Weather Forecast

Other Latest Stories

Weather on Twitter
#Mumbaiweather has become #hot and #humid and there is no escaping from that t.co/y5d24G0BTv #Mumbai
Wednesday, May 22 17:17Reply
Wednesday, May 22 16:35Reply
Intermittent #rain and #thundershowers will continue over parts of #Telangana including #Hyderabad for the next 48… t.co/pG1UfERbI7
Wednesday, May 22 16:35Reply
#Karnataka: #Rain and #thundershowers with gusty winds over #Bengaluru, Chamarajanagar, Chikkaballapura, Chikmagalu… t.co/KeHmOWzzEu
Wednesday, May 22 16:22Reply
#Jharkhand: #Rain and #thundershowers with strong #winds likely over #Bokaro, Chatra, Deoghar, #Dhanbad, Dumka, Gar… t.co/fZFpiCmCvq
Wednesday, May 22 16:19Reply
#Chhattisgarh : #Rain and #thundershowers with strong winds (50-70 kmph) will occur over Baloda Bazar, Balrampur, B… t.co/DhElPQhvjw
Wednesday, May 22 16:18Reply
#Rajasthan: Few spells of #Duststorm and #thundershowers with strong winds over #Ajmer, #Alwar, Barmer, Bharatpur,… t.co/1JZIm6Z6zr
Wednesday, May 22 16:18Reply
#DelhiPollution remains at bay, as #airquality continues to be in the good category. t.co/rtQW7S8c4M #Pollution #AirPollution
Wednesday, May 22 15:31Reply
#RISAT2B is a low earth orbit #satellite and has been placed at a height of 557 km. t.co/rT286EUEJz… t.co/wSnZIJLypw
Wednesday, May 22 15:14Reply
From May 22 to May 25, pre-Monsoon weather activities such as #duststorm, #thunderstorm, #rain, #thundershowers wit… t.co/3p94TKgBgP
Wednesday, May 22 14:38Reply

latest news

USAID Skymet Partnership

Skymet weather

Download the Skymet App

Our app is available for download so give it a try