IMD withdraws yellow alert in 6 Kerala districts

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Thiruvananthapuram: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday withdrew the yellow alert issued in the six districts Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam and Idukki.

The Met department has predicted that Kerala is likely to witness heavy rainfall in the range of 7- 11 cm at isolated places in the next 24 hours. Heavy (7- 11 cm in 24 hours) to very heavy (12 -20 cm in 24 hours) rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places in Kerala on November 22 and 23.

The cyclonic circulation above Kanyakumari and the strong north-easterly winds blowing from the Bay of Bengal to south-east India could result in rain and thunderstorm at isolated places across Kerala for the next four days. Thunderstorms with lightning accompanied by gusty winds speed reaching 30-40 kmph is very likely to occur till Thursday.

Alerts in districts
Nov 21: Yellow- Ernakulam, Idukki, Palakkad, Malappuram 

Nov 22: Yellow- Thiruvananthapuram, Malappuram; Orange-Patahnamthitta, Idukki

Nov 23 : Yellow-Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam, Malappuram; Orange-Idukki

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