21 Nov 2023  |   11:14am IST

IMD Issues 'Yellow Alert' for Goa on Nov 23-24, Predicts Thunderstorms

IMD Issues 'Yellow Alert' for Goa on Nov 23-24, Predicts Thunderstorms

Team Herald

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a 'yellow alert' for Goa on November 23 and 24, cautioning residents about potential thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and winds gusting at 30-40 kmph in isolated areas. The advisory also forecasts light to moderate rainfall at a few places until Sunday. While the IMD did not specify the reason for the weather change, it indicated dry weather over both districts of the state on November 21-22.

On November 21, haze or shallow fog is expected, similar to conditions observed on November 20. However, on November 23, the IMD predicts light to moderate rain and thunderstorms at isolated places. Similar weather conditions are expected to persist in a few places over the subsequent three days. The minimum temperature is anticipated to remain relatively stable for the next 4-5 days.

Residents and authorities are advised to stay updated on weather alerts and take necessary precautions during the forecasted period of heightened weather activity.

The 'yellow alert' signifies the need for awareness and preparedness, urging the public and authorities to stay vigilant and take appropriate measures to ensure safety during adverse weather conditions.


Idhar Udhar