Monday, August 14, 2006

Monsoon active over Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 15. (UNI): The South West Monsoon was active over Kerala with rain lashing many places in the State and a few places in Lakshwadeep.

The Local Met office said, Palakkad had the highest rainfall of 10 cm and was followed by Kunnamkulam with eight cm.

Nilambur received rainfall of seven cm, it said and added that Thalassery, Pattambi, Kochi and Thodupuzha got six cm rains each.

Kozhikode, Perinthalmanna, Ambalavayal, Thrissur and Haripad received five cm rains each, the Met office added.

It also warned of isolated heavy rains over Kerala in the next 48 hours and strong onshore winds from the Westerly direction with a speed of 45/55 kmph along and off the Kerala coast and Lakshwadeep.


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