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Heavy rains in Meghalaya today, Met dept predicts


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By Our Reporter

SHILLONG, March 20: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorm and lightning, in isolated places of Meghalaya on Thursday.
According to a statement here, gusty winds ranged from 30 to 40 kmph in the hill state along with moderate rainfall on Wednesday.
It may be mentioned that the IMD has identified a range of weather patterns that Northeast India may encounter in the next five days.
As per the forecast, the region will witness light to moderate rains along with thunderstorms and gusty winds.
Two major troughs are forecast to impact the region, one extending from Jharkhand to south Assam and the other moving westerly along Longitude 95°E to the north of Latitude 23°N. These troughs are expected to impact the weather dynamics of the region.
Furthermore, a cyclonic circulation has descended over east Assam and its surrounding regions, changing the likelihood of precipitation in the upcoming days. (With inputs from IANS)


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