Kochi: Kerala is again witnessing heavy rainfall leading to disturbance in the daily lives of the people. Meanwhile, by-elections in five assembly constituencies are underway in the state.
Six polling booths in Ernakulam have been relocated.
Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta and Ernakulam districts have declared holiday for educational institutions today. The incessant rainfall has affected roadways and railways too. Water-logging has been reported in Ernakulam.
The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rain for the next five days.
The state disaster management authority has alarmed people especially those living near landslide-prone areas to relocate themselves.