The local people believe that the appearance of frost suggests severe water shortage in the area in the coming days.
Though the storm would be moving only through the southernmost tip of Thiruvananthapuram district, it is expected to trigger rainfall at most places in South Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha).
In south Tamil Nadu and south Kerala, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely at a few places and extremely heavy showers at isolated places on December 3.
IMD has issued Orange alert for Pathanamthitta and Idukki districts on Decemberv1 and for Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam districts on December 2.
Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana are slowly returning to normalcy with relief measures being stepped up by the government.
'The world can expect even more extreme weather and higher risks from natural disasters as global emissions of greenhouse gases continue.'
Fairly widespread rainfall with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over major parts of north and western India.
Squally weather with wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph is likely to prevail along and off the Kerala coast.
The Kerala government has been at loggerheads with the IMD after the Cyclone Ockhi in 2017 and the century's worst floods in 2018.
The IMD has issued yellow alert in all fourteen districts, denoting severely bad weather in the coming days.