Monsoon

  • No let-up predicted for Dimapur weather
    NSDMA issues weather updates for coming days Kohima, August 8 (MExN): The scorching heat faced by denizens in Dimapur is unlikely to recede any time soon as the weather prediction for the second half of the month is reported to reach a maximum temperature of up to 35 degrees. This data is according to the weather updates for the coming days issued by the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Home Department in coordination with Regional Meteorological Centre, Guwa
  • Activist seeks 14 day relief extension in flood ravaged Garo Hills
    Newmai News Network Shillong| July 23 Social activist from the plain belt of West Garo Hills, Ishraful Hoque, has written to Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma, seeking an extension to Gratuitous Relief (GR) for a period of another 14 days. The demand for extension comes in the wake of another rise in water levels in the affected areas since last night after receding for a day or two. The rise in water level is being attributed to rains in the upper reaches of Assam with the bac
  • Nagaland Government issues road safety advisory
    Dimapur, July 22 (MExN): With heavy monsoon season, the Nagaland Government called for serious precautionary actions by all commuting vehicles in view of frequent occurrence of landslide, depressions or rock falls in vulnerable locations.  Further, the unfinished road construction works due to the unforeseen COV1D-19 pandemic lockdown has rendered the road conditions additional risks of rock falls, slides and unfavourable road surface conditions. Accordingly, while the
  • Assam Flood: 3 more dead, 27.64 lakh people affected in 26 districts
    Guwahati, Jul 18 (PTI): Flood-related incidents claimed three more lives in Assam, where the deluge has hit 27.64 lakh people in 26 of the 33 districts and destroyed houses, crops, roads and bridges at several places.   Two persons died in Barpeta and one person in South Salmara district, taking the death toll to 105, including 26 in landslides, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority said in its daily flood report. Ninety animals have died in Kaziranga National P
  • Dimapur issues safety advisory on monsoon
    Dimapur, July 3 (MExN): The District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Dimapur taking into account the onset of the monsoon season has requested the public to avoid any economic, leisure (fishing, picnic etc) or other activities along the rivers across the district. DC & Chairman, DDMA Anoop Khinchi, IAS issued this in view of the advisory issued by the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority with regard to the weather forecast from July 1 to 12.  DDMA Dimap
  • Assam floods death toll rises to 33, 15L affected
    Guwahati, July 1 (IANS):  The ongoing wave of floods in Assam, triggered by the monsoon rains, claimed six more lives on Wednesday, taking the death toll to 33, besides affecting around 15 lakh people in 21 of the state's 33 districts, officials said.   The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials said that in the current wave of floods since early last week, 18 persons have died in Dhubri, Nagaon, Nalbari, Barpeta, Dhemaji, Udalguri, Goalpara and
  • NFR prepares to face monsoon challenges
    Maligaon, June 29 (MExN): With the onset of monsoon, the NF Railway has taken precautions to deal with any kind of untoward incident.  A press release from the NFR informed that it has already deployed personnel and material for the safety of more than 6400 km of railway tracks spreading over parts of West Bengal, Bihar and the north-eastern states like Assam, Tripura, Manipur etc under the jurisdiction of NF Railway.  It added that the NF Railways in particular fin
  • Southwest monsoon has arrived: IMD 
    New Delhi, June 1 (IANS): The Southwest monsoon arrived in India on Monday with heavy rainfall over several places in Kerala, marking the commencement of the four-month long rainfall season, the India Meteorological Department said.   Advance of the southwest monsoon over Indian mainland is marked by monsoon onset over Kerala and is an important indicator characterizing the transition from the hot and dry to rainy season.   Speaking to IANS, IMD Director General M
  • Dimapur: Saturday night’s thundershower ripple effect
    Lightning storm over Chumoükedima on a cloudy September 21 night. A bout of thundershower on Saturday in and around Dimapur set off a ripple effect disrupting power supply for over 15 hours to several localities. (Morung Photo)     Morung Express News Dimapur | September 22 A brief bout of thundershower on the night September 21 in Dimapur set off a ripple effect disrupting power supply for over 15 hours to several localities. Lightning reportedly damaged a po