The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday warned that thunderstorm, lightning, and  heavy rains are very likely to hit the Northeast in the next five days.

In its weather forecast for the next 24 hours on Thursday, the IMD said: “Thunderstorm with lightning and gusty wind with speed (30-40) KMPH is very likely to occur at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh. Thunderstorm with lightning and gusty wind with speed (40-50) KMPH accompanied by hail is very likely to occur at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.”

On its forecast for Day 2, the IMT weather report said: “Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh. Thunderstorm with squall with speed (exceeding 60) KMPH accompanied by hail is very likely to occur at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.”

It also said: “Heavy rain is very likely to occur at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.”

The weather forecast for Day 3 is: “Thunderstorm with lightning and gusty wind with speed (40-50) KMPH is very likely to occur at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura. Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh.”

“Heavy rain is very likely to occur at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura,” it said.

For Day 4, the weather forecast is: “Thunderstorm with lightning and gusty wind with speed (40-50) KMPH is very likely to occur at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.”

“Heavy rain is very likely to occur at isolated places over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura,” it said.

The IMD has similar forecast for Day 5.

“Thunderstorm with lightning and gusty wind with speed (40-50) KMPH is very likely to occur at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura,” said the weather report.

According to the weather report, light to moderate rain occurred at most places over Arunachal Pradesh, at many places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur & Mizoram with isolated heavy falls over Meghalaya during the last 24 hours.

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