Continuous rains are flooding kuttanad, Nedumudi and Semmakulam areas in Alappuzha district. The road is flooded in Thiruvananthapuram river canal.
Thiruvananthapuram : A low pressure zone has developed in the southwest Arabian Sea and cyclone “Thaakte” has formed. It has been raining in Kerala for the past few days. Several parts of the state are receiving incessant heavy rainfall. Many districts, including Thiruvananthapuram and Alappuzha, are flooded in low-lying areas.
At this stage, the Met Office today (14th) issued a red alert warning for heavy rainfall in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam and Pathanamthitta districts. A red alert warning has been issued with 204 mm of rain in 24 hours. Similarly, a red alert has been issued for Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts tomorrow (15th).
Fishermen have been asked not to go fishing in the sea due to cyclone Daqde warning. Similarly, fishing in river banks and other water bodies is also prohibited. NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) personnel have been put on high alert in 9 districts due to heavy rains in Kerala. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has asked the public to follow the meteorological department’s warning and cooperate