Weather News: Yellow alert for 11 of Kerala districts today, torrential rains in west UP and south India

Weather News: Yellow alert for 11 of Kerala districts today, torrential rains in west UP and south India
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Weather news: As per the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) heavy to very heavy to extremely heavy falls are very likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand and west UP. Heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, east UP, Gangetic West Bengal. And heavy rainfall at isolated places over Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, northeast MP, Jharkhand, sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim. Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura and Mizoram are likely to receive heavy showers too.

Also, thunderstorm accompanied with lightning, hail and squall is likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Lightning and gusty winds are also likely at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal.

Moreover, lightning and gusty winds at isolated places over Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, UP and MP. Lightning is likely at isolated places over east Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Kerala and Mahe.

Weather news: Forecast for tomorrow (October 19)

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand, sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.

Heavy rainfall at isolated places over west UP, Bihar, Jharkhand and Gangetic West Bengal.

IMD

So far, at least 24 people have died in Kerala flash floods and landslides. These are triggered by the torrential rains since Saturday.

As per the weather news by IMD, it has also issued yellow alert in 11 districts of Kerala today.

As per the weather experts, cloudburst could be one of the reasons for heavy and unseasonal rain at several places in Kottayam and Idukki districts.

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