Nagaland to get deficient rainfall this monsoon

DIMAPUR, JUNE 8 (MExN): The North East India region including Nagaland is most likely to record deficient rainfall this year as per the weather pattern analysis and forecast of NSDMA. Weather models are indicating that the region is likely to have deficient rainfall by 10% to 15%.


A press note from the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) informed that though there could be a deficient rainfall during the monsoon season this year, the erratic nature of rainfall and the uneven distribution of rainfall may disrupt pubic infrastructures and utilities.


According to NSDMA weather forecast, weather models are indicating that most of the weather systems forming in Bay of Bengal are likely to take more of north-westerly track towards the Central India rather than moving in northeast direction.


With the onset of Monsoon rains, on and off erratic nature of rains have already started over several parts of the state. In the coming days, Nagaland can expect moderate to heavy rains across many parts of state.


According to NSDMA weather analysis, rains would mostly occur in evenings and night during this monsoon. Waxing and waning of Monsoon rains is considered to be normal, it was added.