Anticipated Heavy Rainfall Alert for East and Northeast India

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a weather alert, forecasting isolated heavy rainfall over the northeastern states of Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura from Tuesday through Saturday.

On Tuesday, the IMD reported the formation of a Low-Pressure Area in the Northwest Bay of Bengal, near the coasts of West Bengal and Odisha. This weather system is expected to track west-northwestward across North Odisha and South Jharkhand in the coming two days, carrying the potential for heavy to very heavy rainfall across East India over the next three days.

According to the IMD bulletin, West India is expected to experience light to moderate fairly widespread to widespread rainfall on Tuesday, accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning.

For Northeast India, the weather outlook from Tuesday to Saturday indicates expectations of light to moderate scattered to fairly widespread rainfall and thunderstorms. The IMD further predicts isolated heavy rainfall activity in Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura during this period. Additionally, isolated very heavy rainfall is likely over Nagaland and Manipur on Wednesday and Thursday, and over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya on Thursday and Friday.

Residents and authorities in these regions are advised to stay updated on weather alerts and take necessary precautions to ensure safety during this period of expected heavy rainfall.