India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday forecasted that widespread and heavy rains will hit over Northeast India during the next seven days.
Under the influence of moist southeasterly winds, isolated heavy rainfall is expected over Assam, Meghalaya during the next five days; over Tripura, Mizoram on June 22, 23 and over Arunachal Pradesh on June 25.
Further, the lower level wind convergence of monsoonal easterly and southeasterly winds, widespread rainfall is expected over Sikkim during the next five days.
Isolated heavy rains are also expected over Assam and Meghalaya from Tuesday to Thursday; and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Moderate to severe thunderstorms accompanied by frequent cloud to ground lightning very likely over east of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar during the next 24 hours.
Furthermore, under the combined influence of cyclonic circulation located over Northwest Bihar and a trough stretching from northwest Rajasthan to the northeast Bay of Bengal, fairly widespread rains with isolated heavy rain is likely expected over Bihar over the next 24 hours.
In view of these predictions, the IMD department has issued a yellow watch over all the aforementioned states for the next two days. While in the northeastern part, the department has asked to stay alert on Friday and Saturday.