IMD predicts heavy rainfall in NE states


NEW DELHI, JUNE 27: The flood situation in Assam is likely to deteriorate further, with the India Meteorological Department forecasting heavy to very heavy rains for the next 2 days in Assam, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. There is a likelihood of rise in water levels in various river basins of the region.
In view of the rainfall forecast in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam in the districts of Siang, East and West Kameng, Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Jorhat, Sonitpur, Barpeta, Chirang, Goalpara, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, South Salmara and Dhubri districts, strict vigil along the rivers in these districts have to be maintained for the next 2 to 4 days.
(Courtesy: AT)