Warnings Issued as NCCR Predicts High Waves and Coastal Erosion Along Kerala Coast

The National Centre for Coastal Research (NCCR) has issued a warning of potential high waves and coastal erosion along the Kerala coast until 11:30 PM tomorrow. Authorities advise fishermen and coastal residents to exercise extreme caution during this period.

Precautions recommended by authorities include evacuation from Hazardous Areas, with residents in danger zones urged to relocate as per instructions from local authorities. Additionally, securing fishing vessels is advised to prevent collision-related accidents. Authorities stress maintaining a safe distance between vessels.

Further precautions include avoiding beach and sea activities altogether, with authorities emphasizing that the public should refrain from trips to the beach and any recreational activities in the sea during this time.

Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) reports significant rainfall across various places in Kerala in the last 24 hours. Notable rainfall figures include 11 cm in Vellanikkara (Thrissur district), 9 cm in Muliyar (Kasargod district), and 8 cm in Vadakara (Kozhikode district). Other districts also recorded substantial rainfall.

IMD also notes heavy rainfall in coastal Karnataka, Konkan and Goa, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry over the same period.

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