Pre-Monsoon rains of varying intensity to continue across Northeast India until the arrival of Monsoon 2019. Humid southerly/southwesterly winds are blowing over Northeast India in association to the trough running North Uttar Pradesh to the region.
In addition to this, on and off formation of Cyclonic Circulations are also enhancing the rains in between. At present, a cyclonic circulation is marked over Assam.
Monsoon is around the corner and thus, we can expect rains to gain momentum in the coming days. It rains heavily before the arrival of Monsoon. Currently, flood situation is already a sight in parts of Northeast India. Come Monsoon, this situation tends to worsen, and they get prolonged as well.
Southwest Monsoon enters Kerala and Tripura, simultaneously. Also, within a span of five days from entering, Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) covers pan Northeast India.
With May, pre-Monsoon season is also coming to an end. Northeastern states contributes maximum amount of rainfall during both the pre-Monsoon as well as Monsoon season. This is one pocket which is never a lull.
Weather conditions over here are generally humid with reasonable temperatures, mostly around 30s. Rains frequently keep visiting this pocket and are at times accompanied with thunderstorm and lightning.
Going by its characteristics, this pre-Monsoon season has also seen major contribution from this pocket and is still continuously performing. As soon as the Monsoon current makes an appearance in the Bay of Bengal, the current extends to Northeast India also. The terrain or let’s say the geographical location is yet another feature which adds on to the complexity.
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