Dimapur, August 8: Nagaland is expected to experience moderate rain with thunderstorm during late evening and night as well as frequent spells of intermittent rain lasting till early morning from August 8 to 16.
A weather update issued by the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) in coordination with Regional Meteorological Centre, Guwahati said weather activity in the first half will be more than the latter one. Thundershowers and lighting accompanied with heavy rains is expected in the districts of Peren, Kohima, Phek, Wokha, Zunheboto, Kiphire, Mokokchung and Tuensang from August 8 to 11.
NSDMA said the second half, including Independence Day, will have better weather conditions. One or two spell of rain or thunderstorms of short duration is likely to occur during night. During this period, the days generally will be cloudy. Maximum and minimum temperatures will be around 25 degrees and 18 degrees at most locations except Dimapur where maximum temperature could rise up to 35 degrees.
Any adverse weather causing disruption to the routine activities not expected. Spike in weather activity with frequent rainy spells expected from August 17 onwards, the weather update said.
The NSDMA urged the public to exercise caution to avoid any eventualities during this period. It requested all the DDMAs and other line departments who are responsible to attend to any emergencies caused by natural calamities and to be on alert to save lives and properties during this monsoon period.
(Page News Service)