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IMD predicts intermittent moderate to heavy rain in Manipur

Intermittent moderate to heavy rain predicted in various places across Manipur on Sunday and Monday

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 17 Jun 2024, 3:27 am

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Representational Image (Photo: Pixabay)

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted intermittent moderate to heavy rain in various places across Manipur on Sunday and Monday; some parts of the state also witnessed drizzling rain on Saturday evening.

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Meanwhile, referring to the Special Bulletin issued by IMD, Ministry of Earth Science Friday, Office of the Deputy Commissioner/Chairman DDMA, Tamenglong, Government of Manipur, on Saturday informed the general public that ‘Thunderstorm with lightning and very heavy rainfall is very likely at isolated places of Tamenglong district’ on Tuesday.

It advised the public to stay informed, keep themself updated with the latest weather forecasts and warnings issued by local, state and national authorities; reinforce old doors and windows and secure loose objects in their houses; to stay indoors and not to come out of their houses unless under unavoidable emergencies.

The statement also said that agriculture, fishing and other outdoor activities may be postponed till the weather condition improves. It further advised the people to stay away from flood prone areas, landslide prone areas, rivers and streams and immediately move towards safer places.

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Any incident may be reported to the helpline numbers- District Helpline 9402816594/8794640970, Sub-Divisional Office, Tamenglong 9612550202/8794357192, Sub-Divisional Office, Tamei 8414969579 and Sub-Divisional Office, Tousem 8415957588/6009006819 or contact the respective Sub-Divisional Officers, it stated.

It also listed detailed instructions of dos and don’ts during thunderstorm and lightning, at home or indoor, if travelling, in Agriculture and information on lighting first aid treatment.

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