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IMD issued an orange alert this week in Panaji

GOA: The India meteorological department (IMD) has issued an orange alert this week with expected rainfall set to exceed 11.5cm in 24 hours. The department has said that on July 14 and 15 a few places are likely to receive heavy rainfall and isolated places very heavy rainfall. Wind speed of 25-35kmph has been forecast.

A fishermen and port warning has been issued for up to 75km from the Goa-Maharashtra coast as squally weather with wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph is likely to prevail on July 14 and 15. So, fishermen are advised not to venture out into sea.

On Monday, the state received moderate to heavy showers at most places with Quepem recording the highest amount of rainfall with 9cm.

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