It is reported that rain and thunderstorm is likely to hit Assam and parts of Northeast India in the next 24 hours.
The cyclonic circulation will persist over Northeast India and enhance rainfall activity. Low-lying areas could also witness inundation and flooding. The upper air cyclonic circulation over Assam and Meghalaya and neighbourhood States extending upto 3.1 km above sea level persists.
Cyclonic circulation is seen over states such as Mizoram, Manipur and adjoining areas of Bangladesh. The onset of the monsoon occurs over the Bay of Bengal in May, arriving at the Indian Peninsula by June,and then the winds move towards the South China Sea. By early September, the monsoon starts to withdraw or retreat and is a more gradual process.
Thunderstorms is very likely to occur in parts of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Northeastern regions and East India.
The Assam government has already warned the people residing at river banks and low lying areas.
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