Heavy rains lashed at the city of Mumbai and parts of Gujarat on Monday courtesy a deep depression in the Arabian Sea which has intensified into what is being known as Cyclone Vayu.
The IMD has issued a warning in this regard, asking concerned officials to expect heavy rainfall in the Konkan region.
In addition, IMD has also advised senior officials to take precautionary measures and instruct the officers reporting to them to do the same.
In a press release, IMD predicted widespread rainfall with heavy falls at isolated places in Kerala and Coastal Karnataka for Tuesday.
Isolated places in Kerala are likely to experience widespread rainfall with heavy to very heavy falls, said the release while advising inhabitants to be prepared.
The weather agency has also hinted at widespread rainfall in Lakshwadeep from June 11 through June 14.
This prediction has been categorised in the ‘green category’ which notifies no cause for warning.
Similar reports about rainfall at a few places in South Interior Karnataka have also been issued by the IMD.
Police stations in coastal areas, especially the Konkan Coast, have been asked to ensure that no fisherman ventures into the sea in the coming days.
Specific instructions have been issued to the concerned officials, asking them to communicate with trawlers already out in the sea and warn them.