The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted widespread heavy rain. Which is all across the state for the next two days.
The Met Department has issued a yellow alert in 8 districts. Including Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, and Wayanad districts.
A low-pressure belt has formed over the Bay of Bengal and it is likely to develop into a cyclonic storm.
A similar low-pressure belt has also taken shape over the north Andaman sea, it said.
The warning by IMD is that. “There are chances of heavy rains and lightning at isolated places till October 22”.
The impact of the cyclone will depend on its trajectory. It would travel in the west-northwestern direction and reach the central Bay of Bengal sea by October 22. Where it would turn into a depression. It may evolve as a cyclonic storm in the next 48 hours, the national weather agency stated.