Heavy rainfall predicted in Kerala in next three days; yellow alert issued


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Thiruvananthapuram: India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy rainfall to continue in southern states including Kerala. An IMD bulletin said that a low pressure area is likely to form over south west Bay of Bengal off Sri Lanka coast around November 9.

"It is very likely to move northwestwards towards Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coasts with possible slight intensification during the subsequent 48 hours. A heavy rainfall spell is likely to continue in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry-Karaikal and Kerala during the next three days,” it said.

IMD has also forecast isolated heavy rains in the state for Saturday and Sunday. Yellow alerts have been issued for various districts. They are:

Saturday: Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad

Sunday: Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad

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