DID YOU KNOW- Facts about Cyclone ‘Mora’ that struck Northeast India, Bangladesh and Myanmar !

DID YOU KNOW- Facts about Cyclone ‘Mora’ that struck Northeast India, Bangladesh and Myanmar !

May 30, 2017: The Bay of Bengal is prone to storms and Bangladesh is often hit by severe weather during the monsoon season, from the middle to the end of the year. A cyclone dubbed Mora, also known as Cyclone Mora, hit the southern coastal areas of Bangladesh on Tuesday morning. According to the Bangladesh Meteorological Agency, […]

Earthquake with epicentre in Assam jolts parts of Northeast India yet again!

Earthquake with epicentre in Assam jolts parts of Northeast India yet again!

A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale, rocked the northeastern states on Tuesday, an official said. There were no reports of any casualties or damage. The tremor was felt at 7.40 a.m. with an epicentre located in Assam’s Karimganj district bordering Bangladesh, an official of the Regional Seismological Centre here said. The seven […]

Nagaland: Disaster Management Authority issues weather alert

Nagaland: Disaster Management Authority issues weather alert

KOHIMA: The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) has issued a weather warning as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD) cautioning a list of states including Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram of heavy rainfall and cyclonic storm from November 4 to 6. According to a statement by NSDMA, it is requested to keep a close watch […]

Weather warning in Assam and Meghalaya

Weather warning in Assam and Meghalaya

SHILLONG: Pre-Monsoon showers began lashing Northeastern states from the month of April when most parts of the country were reeling under intense heatwave conditions. In May, pre-Monsoon activities picked up pace over entire country including Northeast India. This part of the country witnessed good rain and thundershowers throughout the month barring a lull period between […]

IN PICTURES: Storm ravages parts of Shillong

IN PICTURES: Storm ravages parts of Shillong

Many families were affected in a cyclonic storm which struck here in the Meghalaya capital.   Houses including a school were damaged when a cyclonic wind accompanied by heavy downpour struck parts of the city on Tuesday at around 2 pm. The cyclonic wind left behind a trail of destruction in several parts of the city—Nongmynsong, […]