Cyclone Tauktae | Heavy rainfall alert, tidal wave warning in several southern states and Maharashtra

Heavy rainfall alert, tidal wave warning in several southern states and Maharashtra


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Key Highlights

  • Kerala is more likely to obtain heavy rains this week
  • Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani requested officers of coastal districts to stay alert and take vital security measures
  • Fishermen have been suggested to not enterprise into these areas

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at remoted locations over Kerala and Mahe, coastal and south inside Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal and Lakshadweep.

In accordance with the Met division, a low-pressure space may be very more likely to type over the south-east Arabian Sea round Might 14 morning and it’s anticipated to additional transfer north-northwestwards throughout the south-east Arabian Sea and adjoining Lakshadweep space regularly intensify.

A number of states performed conferences to evaluation preparedness after IMD’s warning.

Thunderstorms in coastal elements of Gujarat

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a gathering and directed the officers of coastal districts within the state to stay alert and take vital security measures.

The attainable cyclonic exercise within the east-central Arabian Sea would carry thunderstorms within the coastal area of the state, together with Saurashtra and the south Gujarat area, reported PTI.

The climate division has predicted that Kerala is more likely to obtain heavy rains this week following which state authorities sounded heavy to very heavy rain alerts in a couple of districts.

The ocean will probably be very tough and the Kerala authorities has requested everybody to observe security tips issued by the Kerala State Catastrophe Administration Authority.

Orange code warning issued for six Kerala districts

Earlier at present, KSDMA performed a preparedness assembly with the Indian Military, Navy, IAF, Coast Guard and NDRF.

The IMD has additional suggested fishermen out within the deep sea to return to the coast and in addition informed them to not enterprise into the ocean.

Yellow and orange alerts have been sounded in a couple of districts.

Orange code warning has been issued for Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kottayam, Kollam and Pathanamthitta for Might 14. These areas are more likely to obtain very heavy rains between 115.6 millimetre and 204.four mm for 24 hours.

The KSDMA has additionally urged the individuals residing in landslide-prone areas and coastal areas to take all precautions and has directed authorities to take steps to open reduction camps adhering to COVID-19 protocol.

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