The northeast states, which received plenty of rainfall during the last few weeks, have suddenly started to face severe heat during the last 24 hours.

According to reports, Guwahati on Thursday recorded 36 degree Celsius, while Itanagar and Agartala recorded 35 degree Celsius. The temperature recorded were 2 to 3 degrees higher than the normal range.

According to IMD report, maximum temperatures were appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) on June 12 at many places over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.

Even minimum temperatures were above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) on June 12 at many places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.

However, people in the northeast need worry with the sudden heat as the IMD has predicted heavy rainfall during the next 96 hours in isolated places in the region.

According to IMD’s weather forecast report issued on June 13, there will be thunderstorm accompanied with lightning at isolated places very likely over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.

Similarly, on June 14, there is forecast for thunderstorm accompanied with lightning at isolated places very likely over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.

Even on June 15 and 16, heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely over Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.

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