Heavy rainfall warning issued in Kerala

With the south-west monsoon continuing to lash most parts of the State, the Met Department has issued a heavy rainfall warning till Tuesday.

Published: 11th June 2017 02:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th June 2017 02:59 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the south-west monsoon continuing to lash most parts of the state, the Met Department has issued a heavy rainfall warning till Tuesday.

“Heavy rainfall ranging from 7 to 11 cm is likely to occur at one or two places in Kerala till Wednesday morning,” the Met Department said in its weather bulletin.

The weatherman has also issued a warning to fishermen as strong winds from the westerly direction, with speed occasionally reaching 45-55 kmph, is likely along and off the state’s coast till Sunday afternoon. 

On Saturday, rain lashed most parts of the state, with northern districts receiving considerable rainfall.

While Hosdurg in Kasargod district recorded 5 cm of rainfall, Kannur, Kudlu in Kasargod district and Piravom in Ernakulam district recorded four cm of rainfall. The maximum temperature of 29 degrees was recorded in Kannur, Alappuzha and Punalur on Saturday.

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