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Nagaland likely to experience heavy rainfall

By EMN Updated: Apr 26, 2024 9:24 pm

DIMAPUR — With the onset of monsoon and prevailing weather condition, the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) under Home department informed that heavy rainfall accompanied with lightning is expected in the coming days and pre-monsoon activity was expected to pick up during this period.

It informed that thunderstorm and lightning with gusty wind speed 30 to 40 kmph is very likely to occur in the districts of Peren, Dimapur, Kohima, Phek, Wokha, Zunheboto, Kiphire, Mokokchung, Tuensang, Mon and Longleng from April 26 to the 29.

NSDMA has urged the public to take necessary precautionary measures during this period and exercise caution from lightning strikes and gale winds, which might cause disruption in communication and connectivity.

Due to the likelihood of excessive precipitation in the hill sector, lowland and foothill regions including Dimapur, Niuland, Chümoukedima, Bhandari, Pangti, Tizit and Tuli are likely to be impacted by water logging and flash floods. It added that the expected minimum and maximum temperature during this period would vary between 15˚c and 39˚c.

NSDMA further urged the public to exercise caution to avoid any eventualities during this period. It requested all the district disaster management authorities (DDMA) and other line departments to be on alert to save lives and properties during the monsoon period.

By EMN Updated: Apr 26, 2024 9:24:16 pm
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