Central Meteorological Department’s rain forecast for the next five days. The central meteorological department has announced orange and yellow alerts in various districts.
Orange Alert Central Meteorological Department has declared orange alert in Pathanamthitta and Idukki districts on Sunday. Chance of heavy rain at isolated places is predicted. Very Heavy Rainfall means 115.6 mm to 204.4 mm of rain in 24 hours by the Meteorological Department.
16-12-2023: Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki
17-12-2023: Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Palakkad, Malappuram
Central Meteorological Department has announced yellow alert in the districts. Chance of isolated heavy rain is predicted. Heavy rains mean rainfall of 64.5 mm to 115.5 mm in 24 hours.
Special instructions to the general public
In the event of a heavy rain warning, it is necessary to cooperate with the authorities to evacuate as per the instructions.
People living in danger zones should be cautious as the storm surge is likely to be strong along various coasts. At the necessary stage should be moved. Fishing conditions should be kept safe.
Residents of unsealed houses and those living in houses with weak roofs should be prepared to evacuate based on the warnings in the coming days.
Trees/posts/boards etc. standing in danger in private and public areas should be secured and trees should be trimmed. Dangerous conditions should be brought to the attention of the authorities.
Must be prepared to fully comply with Covid norms at the stages of shifting to relief camps.
The Central Meteorological Department has informed that fishing should not be done on Kerala-Lakshadweep coasts and there is no hindrance to fishing on Karnataka coast.
17.12.2023 to 18.12.2023: Chance of strong winds and bad weather along Kerala coast with a speed of 40 to 45 kmph and occasional up to 55 kmph.
17.12.2023 to 18.12.2023: Chance of strong winds and bad weather conditions in South East Arabian Sea adjacent to Lakshadweep coast with a speed of 40 to 45 kmph and occasional up to 55 kmph.
Special Cautionary Note
15.12.2023 to 16.12.2023: Chance of strong winds and bad weather with speed up to 40 to 45 kmph and occasional up to 55 kmph over South West Bay of Bengal along Sri Lankan coast, Tamil Nadu coast, Kanyakumari coast adjacent to Gulf of Mannar.
17.12.2023 to 18.12.2023: Chance of strong wind and bad weather with speed upto 40 to 45 kmph and occasional upto 55 kmph over South West Bay of Bengal, Tamil Nadu coast, Gulf of Mannar, Kanyakumari coast along Sri Lankan coast.
Please refer to the attached map for clarification of the alerted marine area.
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