Kerala Monsoon: Light-intensity rainfall expected in parts of State

Rain in Kerala is expected to be light in several areas of the state


Even though it predicted that the intensity of the rain that is currently pelting the State will lessen starting on Friday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for a few districts in the State.
Meanwhile, Kottayam’s residential neighbourhoods are flooded in several places due to heavy rainfall. Kerala’s Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur, and Kasaragode districts have been placed on yellow alert for today. The weather department stated, “Thiruvananthapuram is expected to experience a cloudy sky with a few spells of rain or thundershowers on Friday.” IMD also predicted light-intensity rainfall in other districts including Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur and Palakkad.
Meanwhile, the low-lying areas of the Alappuzha district in Kerala were flooded after continuous rains for the last three days and overflowing of Manimala, Achankovil and Pamba rivers.
The low-lying areas of the Alappuzha district were waterlogged.
Rainwater entered houses and a large number of families were shifted to relief camps opened by district authorities. The district authorities have opened 17 relief camps in Alappuzha in view of heavy rains.