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Heavy rain, thunderstorm expected in Nagaland


Dimapur, April 18: The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Home Department in coordination with the IMD, Regional Office Guwahati has informed that heavy rain along with thunderstorm and gusty winds (speed 40-70 kmph)/lightning is expected at isolated places such as Kohima, Peren, Mokokchung, Longleng, Kiphire from April 19 to 21.
In districts such as Mon and Tuensang, thunderstorm with gusty wind (speed 40-50 kmph) is expected at isolated places on April 21. The Maximum temperature will see a dip during this time, settling even below 20°C over the hilly areas.
All the DDMAs and other line departments who are responsible to attend to any emergencies caused by natural calamities have been requested to be on alert to save lives and properties during this period.
NSDMA, Home Department urged the public to be vigilant during this pre-monsoon period from lightning, gusty winds and thunderstorms.
Public have been requested not to shelter under large trees and near the river banks to prevent unnecessary risk to life from lightning and flash flood.
(Page News Service)