Yellow alert in 5 districts today, Kerala rains


Thiruvananthapuram: The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall in Kerala for the next five days with the onset of the northeast monsoon. According to the alert, the cyclonic circulation is over southeast Bengal. Hence, Kerala will receive heavy rain on Sunday, November 6, along with thundershowers. Hence, the IMD has sounded a yellow alert in five districts – Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam and Idukki on Sunday.

Rainfall between 64.5 mm and 115.5 mm is expected in these districts.

Even if the yellow alert is sounded, fishermen are allowed to enter the sea on Sunday.

On the other hand, the IMD warned the fishermen not to enter the sea on Monday and Tuesday due to bad weather.

“Fair weather (wind speed of 40-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph) is likely over southwest and southeast and central Bengal,” the IMD alert said.

On Sunday, the IMD announced that a low pressure area will develop over Southwest Bengal off the coast of Sri Lanka on Wednesday.

“A Low Pressure Area is likely to form over the Bay of Bengal southwest of Sri Lanka coast on November 09, 2022. It is highly likely to move northwestwards towards the Tamilnadu-Puducherry coast for further intensification during the next 48 hours,” the IMD alert said. .

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