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Monsoon advances to parts of Karnataka, Goa, Konkan


Pune: The south-west monsoon, which is active over Kerala, has further advanced into central Arabian sea, coastal Karnataka, Goa and parts of Konkan region in Maharashtra, the Weather Bureau said today.

Conditions are favourable for its further advance into remaining parts of Konkan and central Arabian sea, it added.

The observatory issued a high wind speed warning to fishermen along Konkan and south Gujarat coasts during the next 24 hours in view of the the cyclonic storm “Nanauk” over east-central Arabian sea.

The storm is expected to intensify and move north-westwards slowly and then head towards the Oman coast.