Kerala: Heavy rain likely at 10 districts as IMD problems yellow alert | Thiruvananthapuram News


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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for ten districts in Kerala for another four days signaling heavy rain from the area.
The weatherman has predicted storms ranging from 6cm to 20cm in different districts until August 5.
The areas of Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts are issued a yellow alert.
The IMD site also indicates the creation of a low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal towards the next portion of this very first week of August and says it’s very likely to intensify within the northwest Bay of Bengal away Odisha shore towards the end of their week.
Before, on July 29, a red alert has been sounded at the large range Idukki district from the IMD with prevalent exceptionally heavy rain called as regions of the nation received heavy showers inundating low lying areas along with partly disrupting rail traffic.
Kerala was ruined by the worst flooding in the past 100 years through August 2018 that asserted over 400 resides and razed many homes.
Last calendar year, the nation’s northern components were bombarded in August as heavy rains and widespread landslides wreak havoc, asserting over 120 lives.
A high amount of individuals, including women and children, had lost their lives in Kavalapara at Malappuram and Puthumala at Wayanad alone when landslides rocked the places.


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