GOA: Spells of heavy rain are set to return in in parts of the state, with India meteorological department (IMD) issuing an orange alert till Sunday. Rain is likely to be accompanied by winds with speeds between 35 and 45kmph. Localised short-term flooding, mudslides and uprooting of weak trees during this period are likely.
The IMD has said that a low pressure area formed over the northwest Bay of Bengal which is ushering heavy showers to the Goa coast. Also, strengthening of westerly winds at 1.5km and 3.1km above mean sea level is likely to intensify rainfall.
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