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Heavy rainfall lashes Kerala, IMD issues red alert for Ernakulam and Thrissur
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Heavy rainfall lashes Kerala, IMD issues red alert for Ernakulam and Thrissur

| @indiablooms | 24 May 2024, 09:15 am

With heavy rains lashing various parts of Kerala, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued red alerts for Ernakulam and Thrissur.

The Indian weather body also issued orange alert for Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts in the state, battered by pre-monsoon rains.

The red alert indicates  heavy to extremely heavy rain of over 20 cm in 24 hours.

"Rainfall activity over Kerala likely to increase towards the end of week 1 and beginning of week 2 leading to likely onset of Monsoon over Kerala around 31st May with ±4 days," reads the IMD website.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has alerted people about extreme rainfall.

He was quoted as saying by India Today: " Heavy rainfall in a short period of time is what is expected. It may cause flash floods. Waterlogging is also likely to occur in urban areas and low-lying areas in general. Continued rainfall may trigger landslides and landslides. "

He urged people to be careful.

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