Northeast India is one of the rainiest pockets in the country during the pre-Monsoon season. This year as well, the states of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Nagaland have witnessed some good showers. However, the region did observe some deficiency in March and April which is likely to be covered up as good rains are expected to continue in May.
During the last 24 hours some heavy showers were witnessed by parts of Assam and Manipur. In a span of 24 hours from 8:30 a.m on Saturday, Silchar recorded a massive 149 mm of rains. Along with this, Haflong observed 58 mm of rainfall, and Imphal witnessed 74.2 mm of rain.
Other cities to have recorded good rains include Cherrapunji 47 mm, Tinsukia 35 mm, Kohima 34.4 mm, Lengpui 33.2 mm, Dhubri 11.7 mm, Kailashahar 15 mm.
Back to back Western Disturbances have been moving across East Tibet. An upper air cyclonic circulation is also over South Assam. Along with this, a trough is seen extending from sub Himalayan West Bengal up to the Odisha coast.
Due to this that the systems, rainfall activity is expected to continue over the entire Northeast India for a few more days. Due to these rains, temperatures are also expected to witness a drop to quite an extent.
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