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Thiruvananthapuram: The India Metrological Department has forecasted that Kerala will receive heavy rainfalls in the next three days due to the cyclonic circulation formed over Lakshadweep. As per the alert, isolated places across the state will receive heavy rains accompanied by thunder and gusty winds.
IMD has sounded an orange and yellow alert in various districts in view of the rains.
Orange alert in districts
May 17 – Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod
May 18 – Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod
May 19 – Kannur, Kasaragod
Yellow alerts in districts
May 17 – Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and Alappuzha
May 18 – Kottayam, Alappuzha, Ernakulam and Idukki
May 19 – Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad
May 20 – Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam
May 21 – Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha
Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea along and off the Kerala coast from Monday till further notice.