Cyclone Kyarr Update: Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Lakshadweep to Receive Heavy Rainfall Over Next 24 Hours, Says IMD
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Chennai, October 30: Heavy rainfall is set to lash parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Lakshadweep over the next two days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said. According to a tweet by ANI, the weather agency has issued a red alert in Lakshadweep for two days and an orange alert in six districts of Kerala, as extremely heavy rains expected in the area. The IMD has also issued a yellow alert in Thrissur and Palakkad districts till October 31. The red alert means 'take action', the orange alert means 'be prepared', while the yellow alert means 'be aware'. Tamil Nadu School Holiday Today: All Schools in Madurai, Vellore And Other Districts to Remain Shut Due to Heavy Rains.

In its All India Weather Warning Bulletin. heavy rainfall is expected at isolated places over Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Telangana and Coastal and South Interior Karnataka. The change in the weather condition is due to the  extremely severe cyclonic storm ‘Kyarr’, which weakened in to a very severe cyclonic storm on October 30 over the Arabian Sea. "Under the influence of the system over Comorin area and adjoining Equatorial Indian Ocean, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely over Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Lakshadweep and heavy rainfall over Rayalseema and Karnataka up to October 31. Cyclone Kyarr: Why This Tropical Cyclonic Storm Is Named ‘Kyarr’ and What Next Cyclone Will Be Called?

Kyarr is very likely to weaken into a severe cyclonic storm by early hours of October 31 and into a cyclonic storm by evening of October 31, the IMD said. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday said that isolated places over Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are likely to receive heavy rainfall today.The weather forecast agency further predicted that heavy falls is also likely over Karaikal, Kerala and Mahe.

During this period, the sea condition is very likely to phenomenal over west-central and adjoining east-central and the north Arabian Sea and rough to very rough over the southeast Arabian Sea and adjoining Lakshadweep-Maldives areas and along and off Kerala and south Karnataka coasts.