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Thiruvananthapuram: India Meteorological Department forecasted rainfall in different locations of Kerala. Hence, a yellow alert has been declared in the districts Alappuzha, Idukki, Kottayam and Ernakulam.
The department has predicted isolated heavy rainfalls in these districts, which indicates 64.5 millimetres to 115.5 millimetres of rain within 24 hours.
The IMD informed that no restrictions have been announced for fishing on the coasts of Kerala, Karnataka and Lakshadweep. However, fishing has been controlled in the Bay of Bengal in view of the cyclone ‘Asani’. The fishermen are not allowed to set off for fishing in the Bay of Bengal before scrapping the restrictions from the IMD. The department also demanded the people currently involved in fishing at the Bay of Bengal, return to the coasts as soon as possible.