New Delhi: India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that Odisha, Kerala and the North-eastern states are likely to be battered by rains on Tuesday (June 9).

In its bulletin, it said, "Heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over Odisha, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam, Kerala and Mahe, Assam and Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.” 

Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea in these areas.

Meanwhile, the Southwest Monsoon on Tuesday continued to be active in parts of Karnataka and more areas of Tamil Nadu. According to the revised monsoon onset dates released by IMD, the monsoon onset over Maharashtra can be expected from June 10 onwards.

IMD has forecast thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and winds reaching 30-40 kmph at isolated places in Mumbai, Thane, and Palghar during June 10-12.