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The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an “Orange alert" for rainfall in several parts of Maharashtra for tomorrow and asked them to be prepared for the next five days.

The RMC, Mumbai had forecasted heavy rainfall in Raigad on Thursday and said that Sindhudurg can expect heavy rainfall on Wednesday as well.

Meanwhile, the RMC has been expecting Ratnagiri to experience showers for the next three days.

The MeT department has also issued a Yellow alert for Mumbai for receiving heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

The India Meteorological Department has also predicted isolated heavy rainfall in the ghat areas of "Madhya Maharashtra" from Friday to Sunday.

Under the influence of an off-shore trough and strong westerly winds along the west coast in lower tropospheric levels, the IMD informed via a Tweet that isolated heavy rainfall is expected over Konkan and Goa, Coastal Karnataka and Kerala and Mahe during the next five days; North Interior Karnataka on 24th and 25th; Gujarat region on 22nd, 25th and 26th; Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on 22nd June.

It also informed that under the influence of southerly/southwesterly winds from the Bay of Bengal to Northeast and adjoining East India, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal is also expected to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall on Saturday and Sunday.

In another tweet, it said, "Isolated heavy rainfall likely over Gangetic West Bengal on 22nd; Vidarbha on 23rd and 24th; Bihar during 23rd-26th, Jharkhand on 24th and 25th and over Odisha and Chhattisgarh during 22nd-26th June."

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