A low pressure system in the southern Arabian Sea, according to the IMD, will bring severe rainfall to portions of the state. Several districts in Kerala have been put on high alert for the next few days. The next 24 hours will see rain totals exceeding 204 ml.
Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, and Pathanamthitta districts received the orange warning on May 14. Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur, and Kasaragod received the red alert on May 15. As a result of the low-pressure system that is expected to become a cyclone and pass across Kerala’s coastline, the state may expect high winds, torrential rains, and sea storms.
Heavy rains are expected, according to the department of meteorology. Excessive rainfall is defined as more than 204 millimeters of rain in 24 hours. It’s dangerous to go outside in this weather.
It is being carefully monitored by the State Disaster Management Authority as this low pressure system develops. As the CMD changes the status, the notifications may also change.
Near Lakshadweep, a low-pressure system has developed in the southern Arabian Sea. It began this morning and is expected to pick up steam during the following 24 hours. The location of the epicenter has been confirmed. There was, however, no announcement of a tsunami warning.
At least two locations have been declared to be under grave flood risk. At least two locations were found to be at high risk of flooding. Residents who live near the coast should take additional precautions. Thunderstorms and high winds are possible, therefore follow the State Disaster Management Authority’s Lightning and Strong Wind Precautions. Avoid going outside during a thunderstorm as much as possible. Stay safe by staying confined to enclosed spaces, such as buildings or automobiles.
Residents in regions at risk of mudslides, landslides, and flooding in 2018, 2019, and 2020 should make final preparations, as should the Geological Survey of India and the State Disaster Management Authority’s expert committee, as well as those who live in hazardous or uninhabitable locations.
The State Disaster Management Authority Orange Book 2020 specifies how to prepare the relief camps for Covid 19.