Heavy rainfall is expected to strike the Eastern Range of Meghalaya on Monday, the Shillong Meteorological Centre has warned.
The districts to be affected are East Khasi Hills, West Jaintia Hills and East Jaintia Hills. South Garo Hills and South West Khasi Hills can also expect significant bad weather, while the other six districts can expect some amount of bad weather.
The deep depression developing in the Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm and has been named as Cyclone Sitrang. It will make landfall between Tinkona Island and Sandwip, close to Bangladesh’s Barisal in the early morning of Tuesday.
In Meghalaya, the spell of bad weather will lessen on Tuesday and largely clear by Wednesday.