Heavy rain in Kerala, Lakshadweep during next four days, IMD warns
New Delhi The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday warned the Kerala Chief Secretary and the Administrator of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep for heavy to very heavy rainfall over Kerala and Lakshadweep during the next four days.
K Santhosh, head of the Meteorological Center in Thiruvananthapuram, said in a letter, “Due to the strong wind flow from Arabian Sea to south peninsular India in low troposphere level, Kerala and Lakshadweep are expected to receive widespread rainfall for five days from today. .
Very heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places over Kerala on Sunday and Monday and isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over Kerala on May 17 and 18.
Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph very likely at isolated places over Kerala on May 15 & 16. Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning is very likely at isolated places over Kerala on May 17 and 18. and on Lakshadweep till May 18.
A warning has been issued to fishermen for stormy weather with wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph for southeast Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep region off Kerala coast on May 15 and 16.
“The fishermen are advised not to venture into the said sea areas during this period,” an IMD scientist warned.