Composite Agromet Advisory Service Bulletin for the State of Arunachal Pradesh 11th August,2015 For the period: 12thAugust’ 2015 to 15th August’ 2015 issued by Meteorological Centre, Itanagar INDIA METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT in collaboration with AMFU , BASAR & Department of Agriculture, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh Meteorological sub-division of the state As per IMD classification Arunachal Pradesh State consisting of Sixteen districts is considered as one meteorological subdivision. Agro Climatic Zones for the State of Arunachal Pradesh Agroclimatic zones of the state Sl. No. Agroclimatic Zone Districts Agromet Field Unit (AMFU) Location 1 Tawang,WestKameng, East Kameng, Papumpare, Upper Subansiri, Arunachal Pradesh Lower Subansiri, West Siang, East Siang, Upper Siang, Dibang Valley, Lower Dibang Valley, Lohit, Changlang, Tirap.Anjaw, KurungKumey, Upper Dibang Valley. BASAR Weather summary for the period from 07.08.15 to 10.08.15:Light to Moderate rain occurred at Many places with rather heavy rainfall at one or two places on 07.08.15, very Light to Light rain occurred at a few places with rather heavy rainfall at one or two places on 08.08.15, Light rain occurred at one or two places on 09.08.15, Light to Moderate rain occurred at a few places with rather heavy to heavy rainfall at one or two places on 10.08.15 over Arunachal Pradesh. Stations Parameters Total rainfall (mm) Max Temp range (º c) Bandardewa PASSIGHAT 58.4 31-37 0.4 31-37 Min Temp range (º c) Cloud Coverage ( octa ) Relative Humidity (%) Wind Direction Morning / Speed (kmph) Evening 24-25 05 76-98 CALM 00 CALM 00 24-25 06 60-91 CALM 00 CALM 00 Current synoptic:Under the influence of upper air cyclonic circulation over northwest Bay of Bengal & adjoining West central Bay of Bengal off Odisha & north Andhra Pradesh, a low pressure area has formed over westcentral & adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal off north Andhra & Odisha Coast and extends upto mid tropospheric level. The axis of monsoon trough passes through Firozpur, Delhi, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Rajnandgaon, centre of low pressure area and thence southeastwards to eastcentral Bay of Bengal . The upper air cyclonic circulation over south Chhattisgarh & adjoining Vidarbha persists and now extends upto 3.1 km above mean sea level .The upper air cyclonic circulation over north Chhattisgarh & neighbourhood and the other upper air circulation over Assam & Meghalaya have become less marked. Forecast valid till morning of 13thAug, 2015 :Light rain/thundershowers would occur at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh. . WARNING: Heavy rain would occur at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh on 15th August 2015. Outlook for subsequent two days: Little Change.