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Rain expected in most part of Nagaland next few days, reports IMD

By Henlly Phom Odyuo Updated: Oct 18, 2021 9:13 pm

Our Reporter
Dimapur, Oct. 18 (EMN):
Autumn, which marks the transition from summer to winter, is unusually hot this year in Dimapur with temperature not dropping though in the second half of the season but rain is expected to reduce the heat soon.

Dimapur recorded a temperature of 35°C and 35.1°C on October 15 and the 16threspectively, while it was 34°C and 34.2°C on October 17 and the 18th respectively.  

However, fairly wide spread to wide spread light to moderate rainfall with heavy rainfall is likely in the Northeast India between October 18 and the 21th due to strong southerly/south-easterly from Bay of Bengal over the region from October 19 to the 21st, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

The weather update for the next five days predicted that except for Wokha and Tuensang, which will experience isolated rainfall, the rest of the districts will experience scattered rainfall on October 19.

On October 20, Dimapur, Kohima, Peren, Wokha and Mokokchung districts are expected to experience fairly widespread rainfall; widespread rainfall in Tuensang, Longleng, and Mon; scattered rainfall in Kiphire; and isolated rainfall in Phek.

On October 21, Dimapur, Peren, Wokha, Zunheboto, and Kiphire are expected to experience scattered rainfall, while Tuensang, Longleng, Mon and Mokokchung may receive fairly widespread rainfall and dry weather in Phek. 

On October 22 Peren, Kohima and Wokha are expected to experience isolated rainfall; scattered rainfall in Tuensang, Mokokchung, Longleng, and Mon; and dry weather with no rainfall in Dimapur, Zunheboto, Phek and Kiphire.

By Henlly Phom Odyuo Updated: Oct 18, 2021 9:13:12 pm