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Parts of west coast to receive 'extremely heavy rainfall' during next 2-3 days: IMD

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

As the continued to advance from to Maharashtra, the Meteorological Department today again alerted residents on about the possibility of "extremely heavy rainfall" in parts of the region during next 2-3 days.

The Southwest moves from sea to land and remains active from June through September over the Indian subcontinent. It has two branches - the branch and the branch - that bring rainfall across

The IMD said the has advanced to parts of central Arabian Sea, Goa, Karnataka, Rayalaseema region and Pradesh, parts of south Konkan, south-central Maharashtra, Marathwada, Vidarbha, south Chhattisgarh, south Odisha, Telangana, and west-central and north

It said the conditions are favourable for further advance of the monsoon into central Arabian Sea, Maharashtra, and and remaining parts of coastal during next 24 hours.

"Increased rainfall activity over coastal Karnataka, and south is likely to continue till June 10. It is very likely to extend to north coastal Maharashtra, including Mumbai, from tomorrow. Extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places in these regions is very likely during this period," the IMD said.

The rainfall activity over the regions is likely to reduce from June 12.

and its have been alerted about the possible heavy rainfall.

The IMD said a low pressure area is "very likely" to form over north during next 24 hours and it is "very likely" to intensify into a depression during the subsequent 48 hours and move towards the coast.

Due to this, the said, rainfall activity will increase over north Odisha, West Bengal, Sikkim, and Meghalaya, on June 9-11 with occurrence of isolated "heavy to very heavy rainfall".

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 18:51 IST