IMD warns north-eastern states of heavy rains for next 4 days
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 13-Jun-2017

New Delhi, June 13: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) department has warned that heavy rain accompanied by strong wind is likely to lash the North Eastern states for the coming four days due to a depression formed over the Bay of Bengal.

The IMD department said that depression over northwest and adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal moved north-northeastwards with a speed of about 30 kmph in past six hours, intensified into a deep depression and crossed Bangladesh coast near Khepupara.

It lay centered over south Bangladesh and neighborhood about 60 km northeast of Khepupara and 170 km south-southwest of Agartala. The system is very likely to continue to move north-northeastwards and weaken into a depression during next 12 hours, IMD said.

Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places is very likely to occur over Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during next 24 hours and heavy rainfall at isolated places during subsequent 24 hours. Rainfall at most places with heavy rainfall at isolated places is also very likely to occur over coastal districts of north Odisha and West Bengal during next 24 hours, IMD informed.


qually winds speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph would prevail along & off north Odisha and West Bengal coast during next 12 hours. Strong winds of order 30-40 kmph gusting to 50 kmph would prevail over Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during next 48 hours.

Also, Sea condition would be very rough along & off north Odisha and West Bengal coasts during next 12 hours. Fishermen along and off north Odisha and West Bengal coasts are advised not to venture into sea during the same period.