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Tuesday, 22 September 2020 8.24 PM IST

IMD forecasts heavy rain with lightning for next five days; Orange alert in several districts across state

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: IMD has forecasted heavy showers with lightning in the next five days in the state. An orange alert has been sounded in Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Palakkad and Malappuram on October 20 and in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram and Wayanad on October 21 and in Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kannur and Kasaragod on October 22.


The government system and the public are advised to maintain alert. The public is requested to vacate their residence accordingly with the directions of the district administration, especially those living in areas with the possibility of landslides and cracks on the surface. The government departments and officers are directed to prepare in districts where the orange alert is sounded. State disaster management authority has directed to open control rooms at Taluk level.


Districts where yellow alert is sounded
October 20: Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kozhikode and Wayanad
October 21: Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki and Kozhikode
October 22: Kozhikode and Wayanad
October 23: Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod
October 24: Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod

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