Red alert in Coastal Karnataka

 Red alert in Coastal Karnataka
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Mangaluru, Oct 11: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued red alert in Coastal Karnataka for Monday.

The forecast issued at Sunday 5 pm has issued heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in all the three coastal districts from October 12 8.30 am to October 13, 8.30 am.

The report stated thunderstorm with lightning likely at isolated places over Coastal Karnataka from October 11 to 14.

According to the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department (IMD):

Latest satellite imageries & Ships & Buoy observations indicate that, yesterday’s well marked low pressure area over eastcentral & adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal concentrated into a depression over Westcentral Bay of Bengal and lay centred at 5.30 am on Oct 11 near latitude 15.3°N and longitude 86.5°E, about 430 km south-southeast of Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), 490 km southeast of Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh) and 520 km east-southeast of Narsapur (Andhra Pradesh). It is very likely to intensify further into a deep depression during next 24 hours.

It is very likely to move west-northwestwards and cross north Andhra Pradesh coast between Narsapur & Vishakhapatnam during Oct 12 night.


(i) Rainfall warning

Light to moderate rainfall at most places likely to occur over coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Karnataka and Marathwada, south Odisha and south Chhattisgarh with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places over coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema and interior Karnataka on 11th October 2020.

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