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File photo of Sachin Pilot during a press conference, in Jaipur: ANI Photo
Latest News LIVE: Prime Minister on Monday held a virtual meeting with chief ministers of six states to review flood situation in which he emphasised extensive use of innovative technologies for improving forecast and warning system.
The states that attended the meeting to review their preparedness to deal with the south-west monsoon and current flood situation in the country are Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala.

A red alert has been sounded in seven districts of rain-ravaged Karnataka, where one more death was reported on Sunday, taking the toll to 13. The red alert has been issued in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Chikkamagaluru, Hassan, Kodagu and Shivamogga districts, as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall. 

The water level of the Mullaperiyar reservoir in Idukki district of Kerala reached 136 feet late Sunday night. The Idukki district collector held discussions with the collector of Theni in neighbouring Tamil Nadu over the release of water through the tunnel to the Vaigai dam. According to the IMD, the south-west monsoon is expected to become active again in Mumbai and other parts of coastal Maharashtra from today. 

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