Guwahati Cyclone

1. Guwahati faced heavy rainfall and gusty winds on May 28 after Cyclone Remal’s landfall.
2. IMD reported temperatures in Assam below 30 degrees Celsius, except for Silchar at 31.2°C.
3.Cyclone Remal impact noted with varying temperatures across Assam.

Guwahati, May 28: Guwahati experienced heavy rainfall and gusty winds on May 28 following the landfall of Cyclone Remal in Northeast India.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), temperatures in Assam remained below 30 degrees Celsius, except for Silchar, which recorded a temperature of 31.2 degrees Celsius.

The adverse weather conditions arrived as Assam grappled with soaring temperatures, reaching as high as 40 degrees Celsius.

Also Read: Cyclone Remal Toll: 16 Fatalities in India and Bangladesh, Power Outages Hit West Bengal

The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) in Guwahati predicted extremely heavy rainfall, thunderstorms, lightning, and strong surface winds in Karimganj, Cachar, Dima Hasao, and Goalpara districts.

Dhubri, Barpeta, South Salmara Mancachar, and Hailakandi districts were expected to experience very heavy rain accompanied by thunderstorms, lightning, and strong winds. Other districts in the state were forecasted to receive light showers of rainfall with thunderstorms.

Meanwhile, Cyclone Remal caused four fatalities in West Bengal, leaving a path of widespread destruction after its landfall between the state and Bangladesh coasts on May 26 night.

Approximately 29,500 houses were damaged, and 207,060 people were relocated to rescue camps, with 77,288 still residing there.