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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an "orange alert" for Ooty, forecasting very heavy rainfall in the town from May 18-20

The hill station of Ooty is a sight to behold during the monsoon Photo: Gaurav6970/Shutterstock
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The Nilgiris landcape, especially Ooty, is known for stunning monsoon vistas. If you are in the area, or are planning a trip soon, here is a word of caution. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an "orange alert" for Ooty, forecasting very heavy rainfall in the town from May 18-20. The Nilgiris district administration is urging people, especially tourists, to avoid visiting the hill station during this period of inclement weather.

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