Heavy rainfall showers are likely to continue over Kerala for the next two days . In Idukki, Kozhikode, Kannur, and Kasaragod, there will be isolated heavy rain for the next four days .
Kochi, India: The Indian meteorological department (IMD) cautioned on Friday that heavy rainfall showers are likely to continue over Kerala for the next two days before sinking even more.In Idukki, Kozhikode, Kannur, and Kasaragod, there will be isolated heavy rain for the next four days.On Aug 8-9, there is a yellow warning for Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, and Thrissur.The government has announced that cyclonic activity has taken place across the west central Bay of Bengal and the adjoining Andhra Pradesh coast.Around Aug 7, a new system, a low-pressure region, is expected to emerge over the northwest and the adjacent west central Bay of Bengal.Rainfall will be allowed until Aug. 9.There is no coast warning for Saturday.Over the Kerala coasts and the Lakshadweep region, a strong wind with a speed of 45-55 kmph is predicted to prevail. Thunderstorms with lightning are very likely to occur in isolated areas until Aug 9.IMD issued an orange alert for Idukki, Palakkad, Thrissur, Wayanad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kasaragod, and Kannur earlier today.Myladumpara and Vythiri received 10cm of rain each.Each year, Palakkad, Kannur airport, and Mattannur received 9cm rain. Even though rainfall intensity has decreased, water levels in dams have increased as a result of increased flooding from neighboring states.Kozha, Mannarkkad, Kuppady, Taliparamba, Neriamangalam, and Meenangadi received 7cm rainfall each.By 6 p.m. on Friday, ten shutters of the Mullaperiyar dam were closed.After the Idukki dam's water level reached 138 feet, it was released 2,219 cusecs of water at 11 p.m. On Friday, an orange warning was issued for the dam as it crossed 2381.78 feet. The central water commission has set an orange-alert level of 2,381.53 feet, with a red alert of 2,382.53 feet, and the upper rule level of 2,383.53 feet, as per the current rule for the dam.