Heavy Rainfall Expected in the North East this January

These weather conditions were because of the persistence of a western disturbance in the higher latitudes and its induced cyclonic circulation over Bihar and its adjoining region, Skymet Weather reported.

Heavy Rainfall Expected in the North East this January
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During the month of January, the states in Northeast are expected to witness heavy rainsSkymet Weather reported.

During the last 24 hours, light to moderate rain and thundershower was observed in the entire Northeast states.

Rain in North East India : Skymet Weather Forecast

These weather conditions were because of the persistence of a western disturbance in the higher latitudes and its induced cyclonic circulation over Bihar and its adjoining region.

With this, an upper air trough is also extending from Bihar up to Telangana in the lower levels and this weather systems are moving slowly in East-Northeast direction.

Rainfall activity will come down further and will be confined to places in the eastern parts of the region, Skymet Weather said.

During the same period, the day temperature will remain similar to Friday, while the night temperature might go up marginally over the western parts of Assam and Sikkim, it said.

By January 6, the clouding will also decrease which will result in an increase in the day temperature while the night temperature will start to decrease.

Places like Pasighat, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, North Lakhimpur, Kohima, Dimapur, Imphal, Agartala, Shillong, Cherrapunji and Gangtok will experience these weather conditions.

After these weather systems move away, dense fog is expected in the region between January 6 and January 7.

During the month of January and February, rains are slightly heavier in the northeastern states. Arunachal Pradesh is the largest beneficiary and sees 3-4 times higher rains than other subdivisions. While, the least is for Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura.

Source : NE Now with input from SkyMet Weather