Rains continued lashing the state on Saturday


Panaji:  The incessant rains continued lashing the state of Goa on the fourth day on Saturday with the state authorities warning the fishermen and tourists against venturing in the Sea.

Indian Meteorological Observatory has predicted heavy rain occur on Saturday in the coastal state. The state has been witnessing rain since last four days, affecting the normal life.

A senior officer from State Administration said that the situation is normal in the State though the rains have continued. “The water level has receded on the several stretches on the national highway which were under water on Friday,” he said.

The IMD is yet to issue fresh bulletin for the Saturday.

The IMD on Friday had predicted that in  view of intensification of the system, Very heavy rainfall is likely at one or two  places over the districts of Goa on October 25, 2019. Heavy rainfall is likely at one or two places over North Goa and South Goa districts of Goa on October 26.

The IMD had said that depression over eastcentral Arabian Sea moved east-northeastwards and intensified into a deep depression in the same evening (1730 hours IST) over the same region.

“Moving further northeastwards, it intensified into cyclonic storm “KYARR” in the early morning (0530 hours IST) of today, October 25 over eastcentral Arabian Sea,” it added.


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