Northeast India shattered with heavy rains

May 18, 2022 13:12
Northeast India shattered with heavy rains

Northeast India shattered with heavy rains:- The northeastern states of India: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya received heavy rainfall and a high alert has been issued for all the states. Cyclone Asani is expected to bring more rains between 16th and 20th of this month. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a statement that the situation would continue to be intensifying. Heavy to very heavy rains are expected in Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim Assam, Meghalaya. Meghalaya is expected to get very heavy rainfall today. The expected rains are said to be between 50-80 mm per day. IMD issued an orange alert over Sub Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.

A yellow alert has been issued for Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura and Nagaland. Heavy downpours may trigger flooding and landslides in Assam and other regions. Three people got killed in Dima Hasao district in Assam due to the heavy rains. 57,000 people from 222 villages are impacted and the State Disaster Management Authority is carrying the rescue operations. More than 200 homes have been destroyed and 10321.44 hectares of land is left in floods. Several districts of Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh have reported 2 cm of rainfall while the rainfall in Majbat (Assam) is 7 cm.

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