Thiruvananthapuram: Districts from Alappuzha to Kannur are under red alert as rain continues in these districts. Orange alert is issued for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Kasargod.
The Government has directed district collectors to keep vigil and coordinate in the rescue operations. Red alert is issued for districts from Ernakulam to Kasargod for day after tomorrow.
Widespread heavy to strong rainfall occur as cyclonic circulation over Bay of Bengal has been intensifying into depression. Flash floods and landslides are very likely in coming days. National disaster management force have been deployed in the areas of red alert.
Red alert has been issued for Idukki, Ponmudi, Kallarkutty, Irattayar, Lower Periyar, Moozhiyar, Kundara and Peringalkkuth dams, and Orange alert issued for Mangalam and Meengara dams.
Altogether 49 relief camps were opened so far.