Rainfall with lightning strikes likely in Kerala for 5 days
Thiruvananthapuram: The meteorological centre has warned of heavy rains and lightning strikes in the state in the coming five days. Lightning strikes are possible during the hours between 2 pm and 10 pm. As this type of lightning strikes are dangerous, people should stay alert.
Southwest monsoon has not yet retreated. Normally, northeast monsoon is supposed to arrive by October 20. But its arrival is predicted only after southwest monsoon is retreated. During this transition phase, weather condition is favourable for rainfall.
On Saturday, a yellow alert is sounded in Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Idukki and Wayanad districts. Yellow alert is issued in Kozhikode and Wayanad on Monday and in Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and Idukki on Tuesday.