The red alert has been issued in three regions for October 7. Calamity Management Authority has been met to survey the areas. We’ve looked for help from central agencies and have requested five companies of NDRF. The Indian Meteorological Department Thursday issued a warning foreseeing heavy rains in Kerala between October 4 and 8. A red alert was issued all over three areas of Kerala, Idukki, Palakkad, and Thrissur for October 7. Chief Minister Pinarai Vijayan has approached central organizations for their help in the upcoming days. Kerala, which was attacked by the south-west storm in August, is propping for more rains with a low weight territory prone to form over the Southeast Arabian ocean, as the state government ventured up calamity readiness Thursday.
Kerala’s neighbour, Tamil Nadu has started measures following an IMD figure that the state may get heavy rainfalls in many spots and extremely heavy rainfall in a few territories on October 7, authorities said. Appointed Director General of Meteorology, Chennai, S Balachandran told journalists at Chennai that downpours were likely in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the following three days, with the likelihood of substantial precipitation in a couple of areas.
Numerous regions in the state, including Chennai, and neighbouring association domain of Puducherry got rains over the most recent 24 hours with a few sections getting heavy rains, he said. Most educational institutions in the association region stayed shut Thursday view of the continuous downpours which began Wednesday night, officials said. Waterlogging was accounted for in some local locations on the edges of the town. Activity ground to a halt at some important intersections, they included.