Special rain alert for sloping areas


2020-06-2118: 12: 00

The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) has actually released a special alert for sloping areas of the State with most districts continuing to receive the southwest monsoon rainfall.

Night travel might be regulated in the hilly locations of Kozhikode, Kannur, Ernakulam, Idukki and Kottayam, the authority said in a Sunday evening advisory.

Yellow alert

The India Meteorological Department (IMD), in a weather condition update, has released yellow notifies for Idukki and Ernakulam districts indicating the possibility of separated heavy rains.

Relief camps

The KSDMA has actually directed the authorities, fire and rescue services and officials attached to the departments of revenue and regional administration in the five districts to stay ready to tackle contingencies. As there is a possibility for waterlogging in low-lying locations, local bodies and village officers worried must be directed, if needed, to open relief camps, the KSDMA stated.



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