Dimapur, July 19: The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) has informed that a cyclonic circulation is heading towards Bangladesh and Meghalaya around July 20 as a result of which heavy spells of rainfall is expected over the Northeast region including Nagaland.
Flood situation may worsen again due the rise in the level of river Brahmaputra, said a weather update issued by NSDMA in coordination with Regional Meteorological Centre, Guwahati.
NSDMA alerted that strong monsoon activity such as incessant rains, squally weather and lightning strikes is expected during this period in the coming week, which will get intense between July 20 to 22. It advised the public to exercise caution to avoid any eventualities during this period.
In view of the uncertainty associated with forecasted tracks of any cyclonic system and likelihood of heavy rainfall in the region, NSDMA also advised all the DDMAs and the other line departments responsible to attend to any emergencies caused by natural calamities to be prepared to save lives and properties during this period. (Page News Service)