Orange, Yellow alerts issued in parts of Kerala

Thiruvananthapuam: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued orange and yellow alerts for several districts of Kerala as Cyclone 'Burevi' continues to hover over the Gulf of Mannar.

For Sunday, Orange alerts have been issued in Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam, Idukki and Malappuram districts and Yellow alerts in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alapuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki and Thrissur districts.

Meanwhile, there has been heavy rainfall over Thoothukudi district in Tamil Nadu, resulting in waterlogging at several places, including the main entrance of the Thoothukudi Government Hospital. Earlier in the day, the weather office informed that Cyclone Burevi continued to hover over the Gulf of Mannar near the Ramanathan district coast, remaining 'practically stationary' for the last 30 hours. Asianet Online