Heavy rains lash in Kerala, Orange alert in Malappuram, Kozhikode

by Kerala | 16-10-2021 | 414 views

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala will continue to experience heavy rainfall on Saturday influenced by two low pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal.

Kerala's Pathanamthitta district has been witnessing rainfall levels equivalent to 2018 levels. According to unofficial estimates, the district received 10 cm rainfall in the past 12 hours.

The rainfall is accompanied with thunderstorm and lightning. District authorities have warned that all dam shutters will be raised if the rain continues at this rate. Waterlogging has been reported from several parts of Thiruvananthapuram township following the incessant rains since Friday.

Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam and Ernakulam districts will experience thuderstorm accompaied by lightning with a wind of 40km/hour speed, the IMD informed.

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