Cyclonic storm ‘Mora’ may trigger rain in northeast

New Delhi

The deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm MORA and is likely to make heavy rain fall in northeastern states during the next the next 24 hours, stated in press release of ministry of Earth Science Govt of India.

According to the Meteorological  department, Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and West Bengal are likely to see heavy to very heavy rainfall. The storm will result in squally winds with speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60kmph along and off Andaman Island and adjoining seas during next 48 hours. The system is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during next 12 hours. It is very likely to move north-northeastwards and criss Bangladesh coast between longitude 91.0°E and 92.0° E near Chittagong around 30th May’17 forenoon.

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Warning:

  • Extremely Heavy rainfall very likely over Assam & Meghalaya. Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely over Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh, on 30th and 31st May
  • Gale winds speed reaching 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph would prevail over Mizoram and Tripura on 30th.
  • Squally winds speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph would prevail over South Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura on 30th May and along & off West Bengal coast on 29th & 30th.