IMD forecasts heavy rainfall in Kerala until Aug 27; orange alert issued in 4 districts

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Thiruvananthapuram: India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy rain in Kerala until August 27.

This is due to a cyclonic formation over the North Eastern parts of the Bay of Bengal. Earlier, IMD informed that a depression over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression on August 19.

Meanwhile, an orange alert has been issued for Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram and Kasaragod districts on Wednesday.

Yellow alerts in Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Palakkad, Kozhikode, Wayanad and Kannur districts.

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