Heavy rain: IMD issues orange alert for three districts of Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains continued in Kerala with parts of the state receiving over 200 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours with major cities including Kochi and Thrissur also inundated on Friday.

As the state is under the influence of heavy pre-monsoon rains, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued an orange alert for three districts.
Orange alert has been issued for Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and Idukki districts.

Red alert indicates heavy to extremely heavy rainfall of more than 20 cm in 24 hours, while orange alert indicates very heavy rainfall of 11 cm to 20 cm, and yellow alert means heavy rainfall between 6 cm and 11 cm. Is.
Meanwhile, Revenue Minister K Rajan, who met the media on Friday, said parts of Kerala have received more than 20 cm of rain in the last 24 hours and said a total of 11 rain-related incidents have occurred in the state in the recent past. people have lost their lives

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