- The state will receive heavy rains in the coming days.
- Alert in various districts.
- Those in hilly areas are advised to be vigilant.
Orange alert has been issued in Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod districts today. Yellow alert has been declared in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Palakkad, Malappuram and Wayanad districts today and in Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod districts tomorrow (16-11-2021). Extreme levels of rainfall are expected in these districts. Those in hilly areas have also been advised to be vigilant.
The low pressure area in the North Andaman Sea will move west-northwest and strengthen in the next 48 hours, officials said. The low pressure area will move west-northwest and by November 18 it is likely to reach the Bay of Bengal in the mid-west-south-west and enter the coast off the coast of southern Andhra Pradesh-north Tamil Nadu.
The cyclone in the south – eastern Arabian Sea and the cyclone over Karnataka – Tamil Nadu together form a cyclone in the Middle East – South East Arabian Sea near North Kerala and Karnataka. It is likely to strengthen to low pressure along the Goa-Maharashtra coast in the next 24 hours. It will then move west-northwest and is likely to gain strength in the next 48 hours.
The low pressure area extends from the Middle East to the Southeast Arabian Sea and through northern Kerala to the southwestern Bay of Bengal. The Central Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains and isolated heavy showers in Kerala for the next two days due to the effects of the cyclone.
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