IMD predicts rain

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jun 6 :The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted fairly widespread to widespread rainfall in North Eastern States and adjoining East India during the next 4-3 days.
The IMD, in the All India Weather Summary and Forecast Bulletin issued at 2 pm today, said the rainfall is likely due to strengthening of southwesterly winds and a cyclonic circulation over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and lower atmospheric level in its neighbourhood.
As per the bulletin, there may be isolated heavy rainfall over Arunachal Pradesh on June 6 and 8; over Assam, Meghalaya, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim on June 8 and 9; over Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura on June 6 and 7; over Odisha on June 8 and 9; over Gangetic West Bengal on June 10.
IMD also warned of thunderstorms with lightning and heavy rainfall in the next five days in Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura.