Heavy rainsfall in southern Kerala, Orange alert in 7 districts

by Kerala | 14-11-2021 | 317 views

Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains caused water-logging, landslips and disruption of train service in southern parts of Kerala on Sunday, prompting authorities to sound extreme caution in hilly areas, river sides and tourist centres.

As incessant rains lashed several parts of Kerala since Friday night, the weatherman sounded an Orange alert for seven districts predicting very heavy rainfall there on Sunday.

Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall was predicted in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki and Kasaragod districts. A Yellow alert warning heavy rainfall was sounded for Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Wayanad districts. Thunderstorm coupled with lightning is also very likely to occur at one or two places in Kerala till November 16, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in a statement.

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