Aizawl, May 17 : The cyclonic storm Mahasen over the Bay of Bengal moved northeastwards and weakened into a deep depression and lay centred at 1730 hours today over Mizoram, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
A bulletin issued by the IMD this evening said Mahasen lay centred near latitude 24.00 N and longitude 92.50 E, about 35 km North of Aizawl.
It would move northeastwards and weaken into a depression during the next six hours, the bulletin said.
Under the influence of this system, rainfall at most places, with heavy to very heavy
falls at a isolated places, would occur over South and East Assam, Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura
and Nagaland during the next 24 hours.
Squally wind speed reaching 50 -60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph would prevail over South Assam, Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura and Nagaland during the next 12 hours, the bulletin added.