GUWAHATI, April 22 - Though there has been recurrent rainfall over the North Eastern region since the last few days, the India Meteorology Department (IMD) maintains that there was deficient pre-monsoon rainfall over the region for the period between March 1 and April 22.
The Nagaland-Manipur-Mizoram-Tripura Meteorological (Met) subdivisions of the region recorded a deficit rainfall of 56 per cent. While the deficit in rainfall recorded by the Arunachal Pradesh Met subdivision was 54 per cent, the Assam-Meghalaya Met subdivision recorded 28 per cent deficient rainfall during this period.
Meanwhile, the Borjhar-based Regional Meteorology Centre (RMC) of the IMD in Guwahati warned of the �very likelihood� of thunderstorm activities with lightning, accompanied by gusty wind with the speed of 40 to 50 km per hour, at isolated places over many districts of Assam during the next 24 hours from 8.30 am on Wednesday.
The districts, which are �very likely� to witness such activities at isolated places continuously till April 26, include Karbi Anglong, West Karbi Anglong, Dima Hasao, Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj.
The districts of Dhubri, South Salmara-Mankachar, Kokrajhar, Goalpara, Bongaigaon, Chirang, Barpeta, Baksa, Kamrup, Nalbari, Kamrup (Metro), Sonitpur, Biswanath, Sivasagar and Charaideo are also �very likely� to have such activities during the next 24 hours at isolated places.
The districts of Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia are �very likely� to face such activities at isolated places during the next 48 hours. Lakhimpur and Dhemaji are �very likely� to witness such activities again at isolated places on April 26.
The districts of Jorhat and Majuli are �very likely� to experience such activities again at isolated places on April 24 after a break tomorrow. Such activities in both districts are �very likely� to continue till April 25.
The RMC said Kokrajhar, Kamrup, Kamrup (Metro) and Golaghat districts are �very likely� to undergo such activities at isolated places for the next 96 hours. Chirang is �very likely� to experience such activities at isolated places for the next 72 hours.
With a break in such activities only tomorrow, Dhubri and South Salmara-Mankachar districts are �very likely� to experience thunderstorm with lightning, accompanied by gusty wind (40 to 50 km per hour) till April 26.
Morigaon, Hojai and Nagaon district are �very likely� to witness such activities during the next 72 hours.