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Sunday, 19 May 2024 7.41 PM IST

Stay alert: Kerala to get heavy rains today; chance of strong winds and storm surge

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: IMD has warned that there will be rain in multiple districts in Kerala in the next few hours. Light to moderate rain is expected in all the districts of the state today. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning at isolated places in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Wayanad and Kannur districts and strong winds with a speed of up to 40 kmph.

The Indian National Center for Ocean Information Services said that waves up to 0.8 to 1.2 meters high and storm surges with wind speeds varying between 35 cm and 55 cm per second are likely along the Kerala coast till 11:30 tonight. Meanwhile, the IMD states that there is no restriction on fishing in Kerala - Karnataka - Lakshadweep coasts.

Fishermen and coastal residents stay alert:

  1. As the rough seas are likely to intensify, stay away from the danger areas as per the instructions of the authorities.
  2. Keep fishing vessels, boats, etc. safely moored in the harbour. Keeping a safe distance between boats can avoid the possibility of collision. The safety of fishing equipment should be ensured.
  3. Avoid trips to the beach and activities at sea completely.
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