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Monsoon arrives early in Northeast and Kerala

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By EMN Updated: May 30, 2024 7:37 pm

DIMAPUR — Influenced by Cyclone Remal, the southwest monsoon has arrived Kerala and most part of the Northeast on Friday, a day ahead of the forecast by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

“Southwest Monsoon has set in over Kerala and advanced into most parts of northeast

India including entire Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and most part of Tripura, Meghalaya and Assam, today the 30th May, 2024,” updated IMD.

It also stated that conditions are favourable for further advance of southwest monsoon into several areas, including Lakshadweep and Kerala, some parts of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, as well as the remaining parts of Assam and Meghalaya, and some parts of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during the next 2-3 days.

For the state of Nagaland, the IMD forecast ‘light to moderate rainfall at most places with isolated heavy rain accompanied with thunderstorm and lightning along with gusty wind speed 30 to 40 kmph at isolated places over Peren, Kohima, Wokha and Mokukchung districts’ on Thursday.

It also predicted ‘light to moderate rainfall at most places with thunderstorm and lightning at isolated places over  Peren, Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha, Zunheboto, Mokukchung, Longleng and Mon districts, on Saturday.

While cautioning the public about the possibility of water logging, uprooting of trees, damage to houses, power disruption, landslides, etc. amid the onset of monsoon, the IMD urged the people to follow traffic advisories, avoid staying in vulnerable structure, take shelter during thunderstorm/lightning activities and be vigilant.

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By EMN Updated: May 30, 2024 7:37:54 pm
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