IMD sounds 'Red Alert' in 10 north Karnataka districts, warns of heavy rain


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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy showers with thunder and lightning for 10 districts in north Karnataka. A 'Red Alert' was sounded for Bagalkot, Gadag, Haveri, Vijayapura, Dharwad, Belagavi, Raichur, Kalaburagi and Yadgir districts for Wednesday and Thursday. Rains were triggered by the formation of cyclonic circulation owing to the deep depression over Bay of Bengal.