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K'taka: District Commissioner announces yellow alert in Kodagu for next 5 days

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With the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting heavy rainfall in the coming days in Karnataka, a yellow alert has been issued in Kodagu district by the District Commissioner.

The yellow alert has been issued by the authorities for the next five days in the region.

A weather forecasting agency has predicted in its All India Weather Bulletin that not only Kodagu but the entire Karnataka will receive heavy rainfall till July 21.

Besides Karnataka, the IMD predicted heavy downpour in Kerala and a 'red alert' has been issued in six districts - Idukki, Malappuram, Wayanad, Kannur, Ernakulam and Thrissur on different days from July 18-20.

Extremely heavy rains-- over 204 mm rains in 24 hours, have been forecast, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) bulletin read.

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First Published: Wed, July 17 2019. 12:10 IST