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Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains will continue to batter Kerala in the next five days, forecasted the India Meteorological Department here on Monday.
As per the IMD alert, heavy rains will lash Kerala till December 16.
“Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely over Tamil Nadu, South Interior Karnataka, south Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema today; over Kerala & Mahe & Lakshadweep on 12th & 13th December,” tweeted IMD.
In view of the rains, IMD sounded a yellow alert for 10 districts in the state on Tuesday. The state has been receiving heavy downpour under the influence of cyclone Mandous which crossed Tamil Nadu on Saturday. Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea along and off Karnataka and Kerala coasts till December 14.
Yellow alert in districts
12-12-2022: Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur, Kasaragod.
13-12-2022: Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur, Kasaragod.