On Friday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert in three districts with heavy to very heavy rainfall. Along with three district, the weather forecast body has issued three more districts with orange alert at the same time. According to the IMD, Red alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall issued in Dakshin Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada districts for today and tomorrow. Orange alert issued in Kodagu, Hassan, Chikkamagaluru and Shivamogga districts. IMD also said that, Fishermen have been advised against venturing into the sea for two days on Friday and Saturday because of strong winds reaching between 40kmph and 50kmph speed.