IMD issues red alert for heavy rainfall on this day, check forecast


Incessant rainfall inflicting landslides and extreme waterlogging has led the IMD to difficulty a ‘red’ alert for Thrissur, Malappuram, and Kozhikode in Kerala.

Kerala is presently experiencing relentless rainfall, prompting the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to difficulty a ‘red’ alert for three districts: Thrissur, Malappuram, and Kozhikode. An ‘orange’ alert has been introduced for Idukki and Wayanad districts.

The IMD forecasted heavy to very heavy rainfall in remoted areas on June 2 and June 5, with just a few locations experiencing heavy rain on June 3 and 4.

On June 2 and June 3, Kerala is prone to expertise thunderstorms with lightning and gusty winds reaching speeds of 30-40 kmph. On June 4 and 5, thunderstorms with lightning are additionally anticipated at just a few places throughout the state.

This steady rainfall follows the early onset of the southwest monsoon, which arrived over Kerala and the northeastern area on May 30. The downpour has triggered landslides and waterlogging in varied components of the state.

Severe waterlogging and site visitors jams have been reported within the low-lying areas of Kottayam and Idukki districts. Thrissur, in central Kerala, has been hit notably laborious since Saturday morning, leaving many individuals stranded at bus stops and railway stations.

In Idukki, landslides and uprooted bushes have been reported within the Poochapra and Kolappra areas. Some homes and automobiles had been broken, however fortuitously, there have been no stories of casualties.

Due to the landslides, Kerala authorities have urged residents to remain alert and warned of potential flooding in low-lying areas and alongside riverbanks. The scenario stays crucial, and individuals are suggested to train warning.

Nilesh Desai
Nilesh Desai
The Hindu Patrika is founded in 2016 by Mr. Nilesh Desai. This website is providing news and information mainly related to Hinduism. We appreciate if you send News, information or suggestion.


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