Rains likely to increase over Northeast India soon

Rains likely to increase over Northeast India soon

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Heavy Monsoon rains to continue over Northeast India

The Northeastern parts of the country have been witnessing good rainfall activity since a long time now. In fact, Pre-Monsoon rains have become a constant affair and on and off rains have been a regular feature over the region.

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The last 24 hours were also not very different, and rains of varied intensity were witnessed over the region. Some places witnessed heavy rainfall while other saw light to moderate showers.

In the last 24 hours from 08:30 am on Saturday, Cherrapunji recorded heavy rains to the tune of 59.0 mm, followed by Kailashahar 43.0 mm, Agartala 27.0 mm, Aijal 6.0 mm, Barapani, Shillong and Dibrugarh 4.0 mm, Guwahati and North Lakhimpur 2.0 mm, Kohima and Lengpui 1.0 mm, Imphal 0.6 mm.

Currently, a Western Disturbance will be moving across Tibet region. Simultaneously, warm and moist air mass from Bay of Bengal will be affecting northeast states and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal May 23 onward continuously.

Hence, moderate to heavy rainfall at many places is expected over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim and northeast states between May 23 to May 27. Day temperatures are likely to decrease and will remain between 28-30 degrees.

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