Heavy rains to lash Kerala: yellow alert in 11 districts
Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted that Kerala will receive heavy rainfall in the coming days.
IMD alerted that isolated places in the state will receive from 64.5 mm to 115.5 mm of rainfall within the next 24 hours.
As per the IMD forecast, yellow alert has been sounded in 11 districts including Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasaragod, Malappuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Idukki.
Yellow alert in districts at a glance:
June 21: Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram
June 22: Ernakulam, Idukki
June 24: Idukki, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasaragod
June 25: Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Malappuram
The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) warned people residing in areas prone to landslide and mudslide to remain alert.
People living close to river banks and coastal areas have been directed to stay vigilant. Strong winds could uproot trees and electric poles, KSDMA warned.