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The Met department has issued heavy rainfall warning for nine districts of Kerala and also asked those staying near coastal areas to take precautions. The weather department had earlier said monsoons are likely to hit Kerala on June 1.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)’s yellow alert for heavy rainfall is for the nine districts of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Malappuram, and Kannur districts.
Heavy rainfall is predicted and isolated areas are expected to receive 64.5 mm to 115.5 mm rain in 24 hours. The yellow alert is meant to warn the public and concerned officials to the situation, said the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA).