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More heavy rainfall, lightning likely in coming days: NSDMA

Nagaland News

DIMAPUR, APRIL 25: As heavy rains and thunderstorms continue to batter most parts of the State, the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) on Thursday informed that heavy rainfall accompanied by lightning is expected in the coming days and pre-monsoon activity expected to pick up during the period.
“Thunderstorm and lightning with gusty wind speed 30 to 40 kmph is very likely to occur at in the districts of Peren, Dimapur, Kohima, Phek, Wokha, Zunheboto, Kiphire, Mokokchung, Tuensang, Mon and Longleng from April 26 to 29, 2024.
“It is therefore important to take necessary precautionary measures during this time and exercise caution from lightning strikes and gale winds which may cause disruption in communication and connectivity”, it stated in a press release.
Due to the likelihood of excessive rainfall in the hill sector, Nagaland’s lowland and foothill regions, including Dimapur, Nuiland, Chumukedima, Bhandari, Pangti, Tizit and Tuli are likely to be impacted by inundated water logging and flash floods, it added.
“The expected minimum and maximum temperature during this period will vary between 15? c and 39? c. In this regard, the NSDMA, Home Department, urges the public to exercise caution to avoid any eventualities during this period.
“The NSDMA also requests all District Disaster Management Authorities and other line Departments to be on alert to save lives and properties during this monsoon period”, it stated.
(Page News Service)