Heavy downpour in Kerala | AP file photo
Thiruvananthapuram: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday forecasted more rains in Kerala till August 11 in wake of a well-marked low-pressure area over northwest Bay of Bengal. On the other hand, an offshore trough has been formed over the stretch between southern Maharashtra and northern Kerala. Similarly, a cyclonic circulation is laying over the east-central Arabian Sea. All these factors make the state prone to more rain.
The state can expect isolated heavy rains with lightning, IMD’s forecast said. The downpour in a day (24-hour stretch) will be likely between 64.5 mm and 115.5 mm.
Yellow alerts in the districts are as follows:
- August 8: Kottayam, Idukki, Thrissur. Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur, Kasaragod
- August 9: Kottayam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur, Kasaragod
- August 10: Thrissur. Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur, Kasaragod
- August 11: Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur, Kasaragod
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