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No let-up sign in weather

The weather condition would not improve for the next 24 hours of the weathermen are to be believed. According to reports, the South-west monsoon is still over Assam and its neighboring Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya.

Light to heavy rains are likely to lash parts of the entire north eastern region during this period. The well marked low pressure area in the northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining coastal areas of the gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, north coastal Andhra Pradesh and west central Bay of Bengal lay over Odisha and adjoining Gangetic West Bengal and Jharkhand on Saturday.

The low pressure now lies over the gangetic West Bengal and adjoining Jharkhand and Odisha. The western end of the axis of monsoon trough at mean sea level runs close to the foot hills of the Himalayas and the eastern part of it passes through Bareilly, Varanasi, Ranchi, centre of well marked low pressure area and thence southeastwards to the central Bay of Bengal.

Heavy to very heavy rain with extremely heavy falls are likely to continue at isolated places in the state along with parts of Meghalaya.

Guwahati and its neighbourhood are expected to remain cloudy with continuous light to moderate rain with heavy to very heavy rain at times.



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