Heavy rain to lash central and northern Kerala, yellow alert in 10 districts


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Thiruvananthapuram: The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rain in central and northern Kerala. A low-pressure area is likely to form in the Bay of Bengal within the next 24 hours, informed IMD. Observing this, a yellow alert is sounded in 10 districts including Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod on Sunday.

It is reported that Kerala is likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall under the influence of the low-pressure area which is expected to form in the Bay of Bengal.

A yellow alert has been sounded in all districts except Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Palakkad.

Meanwhile, the yellow alert will continue in Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod on Monday.

IMD has also sounded a yellow alert in Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod on Tuesday. Isolated heavy rain is predicted in these districts.

Fishermen are also advised not to venture into the sea.

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