India – Severe Weather Update (IMD, Local Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 16 June 2017)

Severe weather, including thunderstorms, heavy rain and strong winds, continues to affect the Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland, causing floods. According to local media, as of 16 June at 7.00 UTC, at least 14 people died in Assam and Mizoram States. Assam National authorities mentioned that over 18 000 people were affected in four districts. Over the next 24 h, moderate to heavy rain and heavy thunderstorms may continue to affect the north-eastern and the central Indian states.