Thiruvananthapuram: The meteorological department has warned of heavy rains in the state today. A yellow alert has been declared in 11 districts. Yellow alert in Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Kannur, and Kasaragod districts.
The Disaster Management Authority warned of strong thunderstorms from 2 pm to 10 pm. The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. Kerala also received heavy rainfall over the Bay of Bengal which reached the coast via Andhra Pradesh. Fishermen have been warned not to go to sea. Yellow alert in Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Kannur, and Kasaragod districts tomorrow.