West Bengal, Assam, and Meghalaya Face Heavy Rains This Week. Monsoon rains are anticipated to persist across portions of Northeast and bordering East India this week. With isolated areas of the region seeing significant rainfall.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the strengthening of moist. Southwesterly monsoon winds moving inland from the Bay of Bengal. This will result in rainy weather over the next 4-5 days across the aforementioned areas.
Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall, as well as isolated heavy showers. Has been predicting for this time over Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, West Bengal, and Sikkim.
The Weather Channel’s meteorologists have forecast isolated heavy rainfall across Sikkim between Tuesday and Friday; Assam and Meghalaya between Tuesday and Thursday; and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura between Tuesday and Wednesday.
Additionally, due to the combined impact of a cyclonic circulation over Northwest Bihar. And a trough extending from northwest Rajasthan to the northeast Bay of Bengal. Very widespread showers with isolates heavy rainfall are also expecting across Bihar during the next 24 hours.
In light of these forecasts, the IMD has issued a yellow watch for the next three days for all of the aforementioned states. Only the northeastern states will maintain the warning on Friday and Saturday. Which encourages people to ‘be mindful’ of their local meteorological conditions.
The rainy weather will also help to lower mercury levels across the area. According to the Weather Channel’s meteorologists, maximum temperatures will stay below average across East India throughout this predicted period. Certain locations in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar may see daytime temperatures that are 4°C below the norm.
Meanwhile, since the monsoon season began in India on June 1, the eastern states have gotten above-average rainfall, while the northeastern area has received normal to below-average rainfall.
Between June 1 and 22, Assam (265 mm), Nagaland (156 mm), and Mizoram (258.5 mm) all had normal rainfall in comparison to their long-term averages, whereas Arunachal (240.5 mm), Meghalaya (316.2 mm), Manipur (133 mm), and Tripura (231.3 mm) all received ‘deficit’ rainfall. On the other hand, West Bengal (300 mm) and Sikkim (412.7 mm) got ‘excess’ rainfall, while Bihar (261.3 mm) received significant excess’ rainfall.
While monsoon rains continue in full force across East-Northeast India, their progression has slowed in the country’s northern regions. Monsoon’s northern boundary, as of June 22, runs through Barmer, Bhilwara, Dholpur, Aligarh, Meerut, Ambala, and Amritsar. However, its progression into the remaining portions of Rajasthan, West Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and Punjab this week seems uncertain since large-scale climatic characteristics remain unfavorable.