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Indian Meteorological Department predicts heavy rainfall over Goa, Konkan

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WION Web Team New Delhi Aug 01, 2019, 12.15 PM (IST)

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over Goa, Konkan, Saurashtra and Kutch, reported news agency ANI.

Heavy downpour is also expected over Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, the report added.

"Heavy rainfall at isolated places over West Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, Assam & Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat Region, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and Central Maharashtra," IMD said.

Strong winds, speed reaching 40-50 kmph, are likely to prevail over the north, central and adjoining southwest the Arabian Sea, east-central Bay of Bengal and along and off Gujarat-Maharashtra-Goa coasts.

Fishermen have been advised against venturing into seas in these areas for the next few days.

(With inputs from ANI)