Guwahati: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an alert for Assam and Meghalaya with a forecast of rains and thunderstorms over these northeastern states in the next twenty-four hours.
The southwest monsoon season has marked its presence over the entire Northeast and parts of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal.
With the arrival of the monsoon, torrential rains set to lash the Northeastern states—Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.
Heavy rainfall activity has been forecast over the Northeast during the next 3-4 days. Parts of Assam and Meghalaya are likely to experience heavy rains on June 8 and 9. The IMD has issued an orange alert over Assam and Meghalaya for June 7 in view of the rough weather conditions.
The IMD in its alert has urged the residents of the two states to ‘be prepared for the rough weather.