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Monday, 26 February 2024 10.47 AM IST

Low pressure and cyclonic circulation: Heavy rains likely in Kerala on Thursday and Friday, alert issued in seven districts

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Indian Meteorological Department has announced that there is a possibility of heavy rain in the state today and tomorrow. Cyclonic circulation and low pressure will continue to strengthen the possibility of rain in Kerala. In this situation, there is a possibility of moderate rain for the next five days. According to the Met department, there is a possibility of heavy rain in central Kerala and south Kerala.

Low pressure is located over southeast Jharkhand. Cyclonic circulation also exists over the Comorin region. The Indian Meteorological Department has announced a yellow alert in various districts- Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam and Idukki and tomorrow in Malappuram and Kannur districts.

Meanwhile, heavy rain continues in the hilly areas of Kottayam district. A landslide occurred on the Wagamon route in Eratupetta. The landslide occurred in Inchappara. It is reported that the Vellani area is isolated after the landslide. Crop damage has also been reported. Traffic was blocked due to a landslide in Mangalagiri on Wagamon Road. It has been raining non-stop for hours in Theekoyi, Thalanad, Adukkam and Ottayeetti regions. Due to the strong current, the water level in Meenachilar is rising. Kottayam District Collector V Vigneshwari said that vehicular traffic has been banned on Erattupetta-Wagamon road due to the current situation.

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