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Heavy Rainfall Warning Withdrawn

Published: 18th August 2015 04:50 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th August 2015 04:50 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the southwest monsoon remaining weak over the state, the Met Department has withdrawn its heavy rainfall warning which was issued on Sunday.

As against a normal rainfall of 163.4 cm, the state has received only 114.2 cm from June 1 till date, which is a deficit of 30 per cent.

On Sunday, the Met Department had issued a warning that “heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places in Kerala and Lakshadweep from the morning of August 17 to 20”. Following a change in the weather conditions, the warning was withdrawn on Monday.

However, a fishermen warning was issued on Monday.

“Strong winds from the northwesterly direction with speeds occasionally reaching 45-55 kmph are likely along and off the Kerala coast and over Lakshadweep area,” the Met Department said in its daily bulletin.

Rainfall was scanty on Monday with Irikkur in Kannur and Munnar in Idukki recording just two cm of rain.



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