The Meteorological Department of India (IMD) on Monday issued red and orange rain alerts on 2 and 3 December for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha and Idukki districts of Kerala.
IMD has also issued warnings for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala that heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected during December 2 and 3 and heavy rainfall on December 1 and 4. The department said in a tweet that heavy rainfall is expected in south coastal Andhra Pradesh also during December 2 and 3 and on Lakshadweep during December 3 and 4.
The IMD predicted the depression to intensify in the southeast Bay of Bengal, causing cyclonic storms in the next 24 hours. The Meteorological Department said, “Deep depression is likely to increase further during the next 12 hours. The cyclonic storm is expected to increase further during the subsequent 24 hours. “
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Due to the harsh weather conditions, fishermen have been advised not to enter the southeastern Bay of Bengal from 30 November to 1 December, 3 to 3 on the south-west Bay of Bengal and the East Sri Lanka coast from 1 December. ” Total suspension of fishing operations during 30 November. In areas over 4 December. IMD said fishermen at sea are advised to return to the coast till date.
If the depression deepens into a cyclone, it will be the second storm in less than a week in the southern states of India. The ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ of Cyclone Prevention affected Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on 26 November. While no large-scale damage to life or property was claimed, Nirvana caused heavy rains that flooded Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
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