Thiruvananthapuram: The weather dynamics over the Bay of Bengal have taken a significant turn, with a cyclonic circulation intensifying into a low-pressure system. This development has led to the formation of a depression over the West Bay of Bengal, situated off the south Odisha and north Andhra Pradesh coasts.
The Central Meteorological Department has issued a weather advisory indicating that Kerala is likely to experience continuous rainfall for the next five days. Moreover, heavy rainfall is anticipated at isolated locations from September 5 to 8, prompting officials to declare a yellow alert in several districts.
The districts of Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, and Thrissur have been put on yellow alert status, signifying the potential for heavy rainfall and associated weather-related issues. According to the Central Meteorological Department, Thiruvananthapuram district may experience sporadic rainfall accompanied by thunder and lightning, while all other districts could witness light rain. Additionally, strong winds with speeds of up to 40 kilometres per hour are expected in the region.