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Heavy rains continue to lash Kerala, ‘yellow alert’ issued across state

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Heavy rains continued to lash a number of components of Kerala affecting regular life on Saturday.

The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has sounded a “yellow alert” warning in 13 of 14 districts of the state besides in Kottayam.

The yellow alert predicts heavy rainfall between 6 cm and 11 cm.

Uprooting of timber, waterlogging and collapsing of compound partitions have been reported in lots of locations, however no main casualties have occurred anyplace within the state to this point within the rains persevering with for the final two days.

Heavy downpours submerged lots of of acres of paddy fields at Edathua, a tiny hamlet within the Kuttanad area in Alappuzha district.

The shutters of Aruvikkara Dam close to the state capital have been raised as much as 160 cm in view of the rising water stage, district authorities right here stated.

Because the rain is anticipated to accentuate within the coming hours, the state Catastrophe Administration Authority urged folks dwelling in excessive vary to take care of further vigil and directed fishermen to not enterprise into the ocean.

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