IMD warns of heavy rain in NE states due to cyclone Mocha


The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued heavy rainfall warnings in isolated pockets of Tripura, Mizoram on May 13, while heavy to very heavy rainfall on May 14. Similarly, the parts of South Assam, Nagaland and Manipur are likely to receive heavy rainfall on May 14.

Meanwhile, an “orange alert” for that day has been issued for Mizoram, Manipur, and Tripura, located in close proximity to Myanmar and Bangladesh. The department has urged disaster management agencies to stay vigilant and prepared for any potential adversities.

The Regional Meteorological Centre of IMD has issued warnings of heavy rainfall in Tripura and Mizoram on May 13, with predictions of rain in most places and heavy rainfall in isolated areas of the two northeastern states.

Besides, on May 14, there is a forecast of heavy to very heavy rainfall in isolated places in Tripura and Mizoram, as well as in Nagaland, Manipur, and south Assam.

The Met office has also issued a ”wind warning” for Tripura, Mizoram, and South Manipur, stating that squally winds with speeds reaching 45-55 kmph, gusting to 65 kmph, are highly likely to prevail on May 14.