Rainfall has been pretty widespread throughout the State, and the pattern is more likely to proceed over the following few days with a low strain space anticipated to kind in the Bay of Bengal by Sunday.
“Due to further strengthening of southwesterly winds from Arabian Sea and the likely formation of a low pressure area over west-central and adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast by July 11 (Sunday), enhanced rainfall activity with fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls is very likely along the west coast and adjoining peninsular India and is very likely to continue during next five days,” the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Meteorological Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, famous on Saturday.
The IMD has issued yellow and orange alerts for Kerala until July 14. Northern districts akin to Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod are on orange alert on Sunday, given the potential for remoted heavy to very heavy rainfall.
Yellow alerts for remoted heavy rainfall have been issued for the remaining districts besides Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam. Kannur and Kasaragod are on orange alert on July 12 whereas a number of districts have been placed on yellow alert until July 14, in line with a 4 p.m. replace by the IMD.
The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority has suggested individuals residing in low-lying areas, river banks, and landslip-prone areas to be on their guard in view of the climate alert. Local our bodies and State authorities companies have been directed to finish catastrophe administration preparations in the areas hit by floods and landslips in 2018, 2019 and 2020 and areas recognized as weak to pure calamities.
The IMD has suggested fishermen to not enterprise out to sea until July 14 as sturdy winds gusting to 65 kmph are anticipated alongside the Kerala and Karnataka coasts and the Lakshadweep area.
The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services has forecast excessive waves in the vary of two.5 metres to three.3 metres alongside the Kerala coast from Vizhinjam to Kasaragod until Sunday night time. Coastal erosion has been significantly extreme alongside the Kerala coast in current years.