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Thiruvananthapuram: The next five days are expected to bring widespread heavy rainfall over the state, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). Heavy rains are expected from Thiruvananthapuram to Malappuram, according to the weathermen, who have issued yellow advisories in 10 state districts.
Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha, Idukki, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram are expected to receive heavy rains till Tuesday. On Wednesday, there may be heavy rains in all the districts except Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasargod districts.
The IMD has predicted the possibility of receiving 64.5 mm to 115.5 mm of rain in the next 24 hours. On Thursday, there is a possibility of heavy rains in all districts from Ernakulam to Kasargod.
Kerala witnessed back-to-back floods and landslides in 2018 and 2019. Amid the IMD predicting heavy rains, the revenue, police, fire and rescue departments have been kept on high alert.
People in many areas of Thrissur including Chalakkudi, where many people were displaced, have also warned about possible heavy rains.
With inputs from IANS