GUWAHATI, Oct 8 � The thunderstorms lashing the city these days are not at all connected with the cyclonic storm Hudhud developing over the Andaman Sea and its adjoining Bay of Bengal.
These thunderstorms are local phenomena and they are developing under the impact of the day temperatures and the adequate moisture available in the atmosphere, said meteorologists of the Regional Meteorology Centre (RMC) here.
According to the RMC meteorologists, under the impact of the thunderstorm that lashed the city this afternoon, the Borjhar airport in the city received a rainfall of 42.8 mm. The thunderstorm lashed the city at a speed of around 15 to 20 nautical miles. However, the storm that lashed the city yesterday was virtually a thunder squall having a speed of around 50 nautical miles.
These thunderstorm activities were the products of the heating impact of the day temperatures and the sufficient moisture available in the atmosphere, the meteorologists said.