SW monsoon to hit Kerala soon; heavy rain expected for 5 days
Thiruvananthapuram: The IMD has said that the southwest monsoon will reach Kerala on May 31 or the next day. The state can expect isolated heavy rain for 5 days. Various districts have been issued yellow alert.
On Sunday, yellow alert have been issued in Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki and Thrissur. On May 31, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Idukki and Kozhikode and on June 1, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki and Thrissur will experience heavy rain, according to IMD reports. Seven districts from Thiruvananthapuram to Ernakulam were issued yellow alert on June 1.
Strong winds at a speed of 40-50 km per hour will lash Kerala and Lakshadweep till June 1.The weather department issued a warning to fishermen not to venture into the seas.