High wave warning issued for Kerala, Yellow alert in 11 districts


Thiruvananthapuram: A high wave warning has been issued for Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep coasts on October 18 till 11.30 pm.

“There is a possibility that sea will be rough nearshore along the coast from 23:30 hours of 16th October 2021 to 23.30 hours of 18th October 2021 due to the effect of the high period (12-17 sec) swell waves, having heights of 2.5 - 3.3 m,” alerted Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS).

Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department has also forecasted that squally weather with wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph is likely to prevail over the south Kerala coast. Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea.

Incessant rainfall accompanied by lightning and thunder will continue in isolated places in Kerala from October 17 to 21.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a 'Yellow Alert' in 11 districts on October 17,20, 21.

The alert has been issued for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram and Kozhikode.

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