Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rain is likely in the state. Yellow alert has been announced in nine districts.
A strong low pressure has formed over northwest Bay of Bengal. This is likely to be severe hypotension. Yellow alert has been announced in Kottayam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts.
The Central Meteorological Department has informed that there is a possibility of isolated heavy rain in Kerala till 11. Banasura Sagar Dam in Wayanad, which is full of water, will also be opened in case of heavy rains. It has been decided to open a shutter of the dam by 10 cm. 8.50 cubic meters of water per second will flow out.