Intense Wet spell over Northeast India during 29th March-01st April, 2021 Heavy rainfall over south Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura during 29th March-01st April, 2021

New Delhi, 29 March 2021:

  • Under the influence of strong lower level southwesterlies winds from the Bay of Bengal, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with thunderstorm/lightning at isolated places are very likely over Northeast India during 29th March-02nd April with maximum activity on 30th & 31st March, 2021.
  • Isolated heavy falls on 29th March & 01st April and isolated heavy to very heavy falls on 30th & 31st March are very likely over south Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram. Isolated heavy falls are likely over Arunachal Pradesh on 01st April, 2021.
  • It may cause landslides and inundation of low-lying areas at some places over south Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram during 30th March-01st April, 2021.
  • Detailed frecast & warnings are given in next page:

 

Sub- Divisions 29-Mar-21 30-Mar-21 31-Mar-21 01-April-21 02- April-21
 

 

 

Assam & Meghalaya

Rainfall at many places with isolated thunderstorm, lightning & gusty winds (30-40 kmph). Isolated heavy falls over

south Assam & Meghalaya

Rainfall at most places with thunderstorm, lightning & gusty winds (40-50 kmph). Isolated heavy to very heavy falls over

south Assam & Meghalaya

Rainfall at most places with thunderstorm, lightning & gusty winds (40-50 kmph). Isolated heavy to very heavy falls over

south Assam & Meghalaya

Rainfall at many places with isolated thunderstorm, lightning & gusty winds (30-40 kmph). Isolated heavy falls over

Assam & Meghalaya

 

 

 

Rainfall at many places

 

 

 

Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura

Rainfall at many places with isolated thunderstorm, lightning & gusty winds (30-40 kmph). Isolated heavy falls over Mizoram & Tripura Rainfall at most places with thunderstorm, lightning & gusty winds (40-50 kmph). Isolated heavy to very heavy falls over Mizoram & Tripura Rainfall at most places with thunderstorm, lightning & gusty winds (40-50 kmph). Isolated heavy to very heavy falls over Mizoram & Tripura Rainfall at many places with isolated thunderstorm, lightning & gusty winds (30-40 kmph). Isolated heavy falls over Manipur, Mizoram &

Tripura

Rainfall at a few places

 

 

Arunachal Pradesh

Rainfall at a few places with isolated thunderstorm & lightning Rainfall at many places with isolated thunderstorm & lightning Rainfall at many places with isolated thunderstorm & lightning Rainfall at many places with isolated heavy falls  

 

Rainfall at many places

 

Impact expected and action suggested due to Thunderstorm, Lightning & Gusty winds (speed reaching 40-50 kmph) over Assam & Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura during 29th March-01st April, 2021.

 

Impact expected:

 

    • Strong winds may damage plantation, horticulture and standing crops.
    • Strong winds may injure people and cattle at open places.

 

Action suggested:

 

    • Stay indoors, close windows & doors and avoid travel if possible.
    • Take safe shelters; do not take shelter under trees.
    • Do not lie on concrete floors and do not lean against concrete walls.
    • Unplug electrical/ electronic appliances.
    • Immediately get out of water bodies.
    • Keep away from all the objects that conduct electricity.
    • Farming operations may be suspended during the event.

 

 

Impact expected & action suggested due to heavy rainfall over south Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura during 29th March-01st April, 2021.

    • Localized flooding of roads, water logging in low lying areas and closure of underpasses mainly in urban areas of the above region.
    • Occasional reduction in visibility due to heavy rainfall/snowfall.
    • Disruption of traffic due to water logging in roads leading to increased travel time.
    • Minor damage to kutcha roads.
    • Possibilities of damage to vulnerable structure.
    • Localized Landslides/Mudslides.

Action Suggested

 

    • Check for traffic congestion on your route before starting your journey.
    • Follow any traffic advisories that are issued in this regard.
    • Avoid going to areas that face water logging problem often.
    • Avoid staying in vulnerable structure.

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