IMD issues red alert for Assam, Meghalaya, predicts very heavy rainfall from May 26-28
weather alert has been issued for Assam and Meghalaya from May 26-28, predicts heavy rainfall in Northeastern States.
A red-colour coded weather alert has been issued for Assam and Meghalaya from May 26-28, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday, predicting very heavy rainfall in these two northeastern states. Sathi Devi, head of the IMD’s national weather forecasting centre, said there is a strong flow of south-westerly winds from the Bay of Bengal, bringing a lot of moisture to various parts Assam & meghalaya.
The IMD said rainfall is likely at most places, with heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected at isolated places. A few isolated will also receive extremely heavy falls, it added.
“Red-colour coded warning has been issued to Assam and Meghalaya for the next three days,” IMD director general Mrurunjay Mohapatra said.
He added that northeast India gets maximum rainfall in June, followed by May.