Mangaluru, Sep 29, 2023: The Weather Department has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in the coastal districts following formation of a depression in the Arabian Ocean.
The depression is likely to intensify into a low pressure area and gradually move towards West, Northwest direction. Due to this, there would be widespread moderate to heavy rainfall from September 29 till October 1 over most parts of interior Karnataka and Coastal Karnataka.
The wind speed would be upto 55 kmph in coastal region and fishermen have been cautioned against venturing into the sea.
An Yellow Alert has been issued for Dakshina Kannada, Bidar, Kodagu, Kolar, Chikkamagalur districts while orange alert has been issued to Udupi and Uttara Kannada districts from September 29 to 30.