Kerala: IMD issues orange alert for 6 districts, predicts heavy rainfall

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued an orange alert for six districts of Kerala on August 28 and 29 and forecast extremely heavy rainfall. The weather department has also issued a yellow alert to all other districts in the state tomorrow.

Orange alert was issued for the districts of Idukki, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad and Kannur on August 28 by the IMD, which predicted “extremely heavy rainfall” of around 20 cm.