IMD issues red, orange alerts for these states

IMD said the monsoon has entered almost all parts of the country except parts of the UP, parts of Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat.
IMD on Monday issued a red alert for Konkan and Goa and an orange alert for parts of Maharashtra, coastal districts and the southern interior of Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand as the monsoon progressed in the country.

The director of the Bengaluru unit of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), CS Patil, said the orange alert had been announced for the coastal districts of Karnataka until June 17.

“The whole of Karnataka state is very likely to experience widespread rainfall from June 13 to 17. Uttara Kannada, Udupi, Dakshin Kannada, Shivamogga and Chikmagalur are likely to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall for which an orange alert is announced from June 13 to 17, ”Patil said, according to the ANI news agency.

Bengaluru will most likely experience light to moderate precipitation over the next two days, Patil added.

India’s meteorological department said the monsoon has entered almost all parts of the country except parts of Uttar Pradesh, parts of Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat within 10 days and its progress is at least fifteen days in advance.

The southwest monsoon has further advanced into the remaining areas of Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar, along with the entire Western Himalayan region and most parts of Uttar Pradesh, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The Northern Limit of Monsoon runs through south Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, north Punjab and north Haryana.

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