IMD predicts heavy rains in Goa for next 3-4 days

IMD predicts heavy rains in Goa for next 3-4 days
Indians wade through a flooded street during heavy rain showers in Mumbai on August 29, 2017. Heavy rain brought India's financial capital Mumbai to a virtual standstill on August 29, flooding streets, causing transport chaos and prompting warnings to stay indoors. Dozens of flights and local train services were cancelled as rains lashed the coastal city of nearly 20 million people. / AFP PHOTO / PUNIT PARANJPE

Panaji: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in Goa for next three to four days.

The state is currently witnessing heavy rains since yesterday.

Monsoon has been active over Goa during last 24 hours and in the present conditions it is expected that it will continue for next three to four days,” IMD said in a statement issued here.

The state today witnessed moderate rain at most of the places.

The department has predicted that on September 18 “heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at a few places and extremely heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places over all the districts of Goa.”

Similar warning is repeated for September 19 and September 20.

—PTI