Thiruvananthapuram, October 30: With the northeast monsoon hitting Kerala, the weather bureau has issued yellow alerts in six counties in the state. Heavy rains lashed the district of Ernakulam, bringing traffic to a standstill after the city was inundated with water.
The Indian Meteorological Department forecast heavy rains in the state through November 2 and yellow alerts have been issued for districts including Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki and Palakkad. Rainfalls in Tamil Nadu: Heavy pre-monsoon rain showers in several parts impact Kuruvai rice farmers.
The weather bureau has also forecast heavy rains in the state in remote areas through Wednesday. From October 30 through November 2, thunderstorms with thunderstorms are very likely to occur in remote areas of the state. Cyclone Sitrang: IMD is issuing red and orange warnings for heavy rains in several districts of Assam for the next 2 days.
It should be noted that the northeast monsoon started over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and the Karaikal region on Saturday. With heavy rain and thunderstorms forecast, the state finance agency has warned people to be cautious.
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