IMD issues orange alert for Goa till Aug 16

Daijiworld Media Network - Panaji (SHP)

Panaji, Aug 14: IMD has issued an orange alert to Goa till Sunday as heavy downpour is predicted again in the different parts of the state.

Rains will likely be accompanied by winds with speeds between 35 and 45 kmph. There is a possibility of short-term flooding, landslides and uprooting of weak trees during the period.

The IMD maintained that a low-pressure area formed over the northwest Bay of Bengal on Thursday is ushering heavy showers to the Goa coast. Also, strengthening of westerly winds at 1.5 km and 3.1 km above sea level is likely to intensify rainfall.


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