Updated on June 15 at 12:00 PM: Tripura has been reeling under floods as Monsoon showers have been lashing the state of Tripura for the past many days.
The depression which formed in the Bay of Bengal and travelled to Tripura after weakening as a low-pressure area gave extremely heavy showers. As per Skymet Weather, the remnants of the system in the form of a cyclonic circulation is in close vicinity of Tripura. Thus, heavy rains are going on over the state.
In the last 24 hours from 8:30 am on Thursday, Agartala recorded heavy rain to the tune of 74. 2 mm. It is anticipated that active Monsoon conditions will continue to prevail over the state. Therefore, relief from the floods is not anticipated anytime soon.
Updated on June 14 at 16:11 PM: Northeastern part of the country is a homogenous place as it comprises of valleys, mountains and plain pockets simultaneously. However, most areas are mostly high grounds. Floods mostly occur in the regions which are mostly plains or comprise of river beds. The state of Tripura is a relatively plain area, thus, the state is prone to floods.