Kerala to witness thunderstorms till April 16, 4 districts under Yellow alert

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Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted thunderstorms in the State over the next five days.

The southern districts of Kerala will receive heavy spells of rain on April 13 and 14.

The IMD cited a cyclone, which has formed over the Southwest Bengal Sea, North Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu, and a low pressure depression over south India as the cause of the rough weather.

Yellow alert sounded

The Met department has sounded a yellow alert for Kottayam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha districts on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Idukki will be under yellow alert.

Fishermen warned not to go out to sea

The Kerala coast can expect turbulent seas till Tuesday midnight. Winds may blow up to speeds of 60km/hr. Authorities have warned fishermen against venturing out to the sea until further instruction.

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