Assam is expected to receive heavy rain in the coming days. According to weather forecasts, the Brahmaputra Valley could experience around 500-600mm of rain in the next 10 days, which is a significant amount. This is much higher than the average precipitation for June.
Last year, Assam faced devastating floods due to excessive rainfall, which caused loss of life and property. The region received the highest rainfall in June in more than a century. Assam's rivers, combined with heavy rainfall and the rapid arrival of water from the Himalayas, contribute to the frequent occurrence of floods. Rivers rise rapidly, burst their banks, and carry large amounts of sediment and debris, further raising water levels.
Despite recurring floods and the availability of information, disaster control authorities in Assam have been criticized for being unprepared. The state has witnessed severe flooding not only in 2022 but also in previous years such as 2019 and 2020.
Certain districts of Assam, such as Kokrajhar and Chirang, receive the highest rainfall during specific months. These districts are prone to flooding, along with Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Naigon, Lakhimpur, Darrang, Golaghat, Majuli and Kamrup.
The monsoon season in Assam usually starts in June and lasts until September, accounting for most of the annual precipitation. In July, Assam receives the highest rainfall, closely followed by June. The normal average precipitation for June ranges from 415 to 490 mm.
Assam weather next 10 days
|Sat 10||32°C / 26°C||T-Storms||66%|
|Sun 11||33°C / 26°C||T-Storms||61%|
|Mon 12||31°C / 25°C||Scattered T-Storms||59%|
|Tue 13||31°C / 25°C||T-Storms||67%|
|Wed 14||29°C / 25°C||T-Storms||83%|
|Thu 15||29°C / 25°C||T-Storms||78%|
|Fri 16||29°C / 25°C||T-Storms||68%|
|Sat 17||29°C / 25°C||T-Storms||60%|
|Sun 18||30°C / 25°C||T-Storms||60%|
|Mon 19||31°C / 26°C||T-Storms||60%|
|Tue 20||31°C / 26°C||T-Storms||60%|
|Wed 21||31°C / 26°C||T-Storms||60%|
|Thu 22||32°C / 26°C||T-Storms||60%|
|Fri 23||32°C / 27°C||T-Storms||60%|
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