IMD forecasts heavy rain in Kerala on Nov 25-26

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Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is likely to receive isolated heavy rainfall on November 25 and 26, predicted India Meteorological Department. The southern states have been receiving heavy rains due to the cyclonic circulation over the southeast Bay of Bengal.

IMD has predicted light to moderate scattered/fairly widespread rainfall over Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during the next 5 days.

IMD further said, "Isolated heavy rainfall very likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during next 5 days and over Kerala and Mahe on November 25 and 26. Isolated very heavy rainfall also very likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal on November 25 and 26."

Meanwhile, IMD has sounded a yellow alert for Tamil Nadu for November 23 and 24 and an orange alert for November 25 and 26.

"A cyclonic circulation lies over Southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood in lower tropospheric levels. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards towards Tamil Nadu coast during next 4-5 days," said IMD in an official statement.


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