Kottayam district received heavy rainfall on Thursday morning. (Photo: ANI)
Kottayam in Kerala received heavy rains on Thursday morning amid reports of a cyclone in the Arabian Sea. Also, the Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in Kerala till May 15. The situation has become so bad that the department had to announce yellow alert in some districts of the state. It is being said from the weather experts that this time the first cyclone of the year can be formed in the Arabian Sea. According to reports, on May 16, a low pressure area is expected to form over the southeast Arabian Sea. In some districts of Kerala, ‘Yellow Alert’ has been issued. This means that the responsible have been asked to be ‘vigilant’ in view of the situation. At the same time, it shows that during this time many difficult situations can also be prepared and citizens need to be made aware of the constantly changing weather. According to Skymet Weather, the south Indian state of Kerala has recorded rains in the last 24 hours. Weather update: Changes in weather in Delhi NCR, drizzle started in some areas with thunder
According to the news agency ANI, the officials said that the Indian Coast Guard has issued advisory to the fisheries department regarding the cyclone being prepared over the Arabian Sea. In this, fishermen are advised not to go to sea and return to the nearest port. According to the Meteorological Department, a low pressure area is being created over the Arabian Sea, which can gradually turn into a cyclone in the Middle-Eastern Arabian Sea by 16 May.
According to the agency, this cyclone can affect many areas. These include the coasts of Kerala, Karnataka, Lakshadweep, Goa and Maharashtra. Here, the Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan has issued orders to cancel the fishing activities. According to ANI, the CM said, ‘The Meteorological Department has warned of a low pressure area over the Arabian Sea, which could become a cyclonic storm later. However, Kerala is not in its way. He said, ‘There is a possibility of heavy rains on 14 and 15 May. The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) has held a meeting with the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and NDRF regarding preparations. Phishing related work has been canceled for the time being.