Mangaluru: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for coastal Karnataka.

Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada districts are expected to receive heavy rainfall over the next two days (Tuesday-Wednesday).

In rural parts of Dakshina Kannada district, rains have been pouring incessantly since a few days, as a result, the Peruvaje Sri Jaladurga Devi Temple at Sullia taluk is flooded.

The low-pressure area in the Bay of Bengal has turned into deep pressure on Monday.

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According to the IMD It is likely to pass through the coastal areas of North Andhra Pradesh at Narasapur and Visakhapatnam in the early hours of Tuesday.

IMD’s Cyclone Warning Division said that due to its impact, heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected in Telangana on Tuesday while heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected in Karnataka, Rayalaseema, South Konkan and remote areas of Goa, Madhya Maharashtra and Marathwada.

Heavy rains in Karnataka since the past few weeks have caused severe flooding, destroying properties and lives.