Kerala to receive rain till Sept 14: IMD

An autorickshaw driving through a waterlogged road. File Photo

Thiruvananthapuram: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rain accompanied by lightning in isolated places in the state till September 14.

Strong winds up to speeds of 40-50 km/h are expected to blow over the central-eastern Arabian Sea.

As a precaution, the weather office has sounded a yellow alert in Ernakulam, Idukki, Palakkad, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts on Sunday.

On Saturday, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod were under yellow alert.

According to IMD, a low-pressure trough that has formed over the central west Bay of Bengal, away from the Andhra-Odisha coast, has been gaining strength, causing the rainfall.

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