The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) has said on Thursday that certain pockets in Nagaland will experience thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds around 26 and 27 March.
In its most recent weather update, NSDMA stated that there will be light to heavy rainfall in Nagaland ‘which is expected to be fairly widespread’, however the districts of Peren, Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha, Mokokchung, Mon and Longleng will ‘very likely’ get thunderstorms.
During this time, the minimum and maximum temperature of the state will vary between 9°C and 30°C respectively, it added.
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The department has urged the public to exercise caution to avoid any eventualities during this period.
NSDMA also requested all the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) and other line departments who are responsible to attend to any emergencies caused by natural calamities and to be on alert to save lives and properties during this monsoon period.