Weather advisory of severe thunderstorm activity and heavy rainfall over east and northeast India has been issued by the Ministry of Earth Sciences on Monday.
A cyclonic circulation lies over east Bihar and in adjoining West Bengal, Jharkhand state and a trough runs from this cyclonic circulation to Manipur across Meghalaya in lower levels, a ministry statement said.
Scattered to widespread rainfall and thunderstorm activity are very likely over east and northeast India during next 3-4 days, said the statement.
According to the ministry, for the next three days (1 May, 2 May and 3 May) thunderstorm accompanied with squall/hail very likely at isolated places over West Bengal and Sikkim.
Heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Sikkim and West Bengal, the ministry said.
Weather Forecast and Warning as on 30th April, 2018. pic.twitter.com/B2hGgm6d0e
— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) April 30, 2018