Heavy rain to lash Kerala, Yellow alert in Kozhikode, Wayanad
Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meteorological Department has forecasted heavy rains accompanied with gusty winds in isolated places across the state. A yellow alert has been issued in Kozhikode and Wayanad districts.
“Thunderstorm accompanied with rain and gusty wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph likely in Idukki, Wayanad, Kozhikode and Malappuram districts,” reads a latest alert issued by IMD.
The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) warned that there are chances for flood and landslides in the state. The KSDMA has asked the public to not to venture into rivers and canals as the water levels will rise. Public are also restricted from travelling in hilly areas during night.
The disaster management authority also alerted public on lightening and directed to stay safe at home.