Forecasters expect heavy rainfall after monsoon season in Kerala Heavy rainfall is forecast in Idukki, Palakkad, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Pathanamthitta districts today. Heavy rainfall is expected in the Western Ghats of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Meanwhile, strong rains are continuing in the state. The rains have increased in many places since yesterday. Heavy rains in Kannur district yesterday flooded the city and surrounding areas. Traffic was disrupted after a tree trunk collapsed on the Taliparamba Iritty State Highway. There is strong winds along with rain in the hilly areas. Nighttime restrictions on hilly terrain. With heavy rains, there is a threat of sea erosion along the coastal belt. Due to flood threats in low lying areas of the state, people should be vigilant.
The districts that have announced the Yellow Alert today are: Kollam, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod. The Met Department predicts that heavy rains are expected in the next five days in Kerala, Mahe and Lakshadweep.