The Regional Meteorological Centre, in its daily weather report also predicted thunderstorms with moderate rains for today and tomorrow.
The areas listed are Kollam, Alappuzha, Kochi, Ponnani, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod.
In a tweet, IMD stated, "Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall also very likely over Kerala and Mahe and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during next 24 hours."
Taking in to consideration the Meteorological Report of weakening of Cyclone Burevi into Deep Depression & further into Well Marked Low Pressure Area, airport airfield has been opened.
The capital district is on high alert in the wake of intense rain and winds predicted due to Cyclone Burevi developing in Bay of Bengal, from Thursday evening.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places with isolated extremely heavy rainfall is very likely over south Tamil Nadu and south Kerala on December 2
Under the influence of the system, light to moderate rainfall or thundershower is likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal till December 3.
Orange alert indicates heavy to very heavy rainfall ranging from 6 cm to 20 cm of rain while yellow alert is heavy rainfall ranging from 6 cm to 11 cm.
IMD also predicted isolated heavy rainfall over Kerala and Mahe on November 1 and November 1 and over South Interior Karnataka on November 2.
Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod districts received 344, 336 and 360 cm rainfall respectively during this period with Kozhikode registering 33 per cent excess rainfall, the highest in the state
The rain gained strength after the formation of low pressure over the Bay of Bengal on Sunday morning.
The IMD has issued a red alert for Idukki, Malappuram, Kannur and Kasaragod districts while an orange alert has been sounded in Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Kozhikode and Wayanad.
The rain occurred due to the influence of the low pressure which is likely to become more marked by Monday.
According to Indian Coast Guard, a search operation is on to for 31 missing fishermen is in progress by ICG, MEW, CSP and local fishermen.
The Indian Meteorological Department sounded Orange alert in Kollam and Alappuzha, warning heavy to very heavy rains on Sunday