Kerala Braces for Heavy Rainfall: IMD Issues Yellow Alert in 9 Districts

Kerala residents are urged to prepare for heavy rainfall as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for nine districts in the state. According to the IMD’s forecast, Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, and Wayanad are expected to experience significant rainfall until May 17.

The weather forecast indicates that Pathanamthitta will likely see heavy rainfall on May 14, followed by Thiruvananthapuram and Pathanamthitta districts on May 15. On May 16, Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta, and Idukki districts may experience heavy rainfall, while Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, and Pathanamthitta districts are expected to receive heavy showers on May 17. IMD has issued a yellow alert for these districts on the specified days.

The IMD notification highlights that Kerala may experience isolated instances of heavy rainfall, defined as rainfall ranging from 64.5 mm to 115.5 mm within a 24-hour period. With the monsoon season setting in, residents are advised to stay updated on weather advisories and take necessary precautions to ensure their safety and well-being amidst the anticipated downpour.

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