Kerala, the picturesque southern state of India, experienced a significant spell of heavy to very heavy rainfall from the 28th to the 29th of September. This update serves as a crucial reminder for residents and authorities to stay informed and prioritize safety in the face of challenging weather conditions.
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“Cherthala, a coastal town in the Alappuzha district, recorded the highest amount of rainfall during this period, with a substantial 15 cm. Following closely behind are Vadakkancherry and Thycauttussery, both registering 12 cm of rainfall. Alappuzha and Vaikom received 11 cm each”.
These substantial rainfall figures highlight the potential for localized flooding, waterlogging, and other weather-related challenges. It is imperative for residents to stay informed about weather updates and heed any warnings issued by local authorities.
“In situations of heavy rainfall, preparedness is key to ensuring the safety of individuals and communities. This includes avoiding unnecessary travel, staying indoors when possible, and having emergency supplies readily available”.
Furthermore, government agencies and disaster management teams should remain vigilant and be ready to respond to any emergencies that may arise due to inclement weather.