As the low pressure formed in the Arabian Sea turned into a severe cyclone, the rains and sea swell intensified in the state. A two-storey house in Uppala Mussoorie, Kasargod, was submerged entirely due to solid sea swell. Moses’ house collapsed in the sea. The families had earlier been relocated to a rented house following the threat of a sea attack. So the big guy avoided the risk. Many homes in the area are at risk.
Today there is a red alert in five districts and an orange alert in seven districts. Typhoon Toute is expected to make landfall in Gujarat by the 18th of this month. The Met Office has warned of heavy rains and winds in the state in the coming hours.
The low-pressure area in the Arabian Sea turned into a hurricane this morning. Toute, which intensified within hours, will transform into a severe hurricane tonight. This is the first hurricane to form in the Arabian Sea this year. The state is experiencing heavy rains and winds under the influence of the cyclone. It will be rich in the coming hours in the northern districts. Extreme levels of rainfall from Malappuram to Kasaragod. These places receive more than 204 mm of rain.
An orange alert has been issued from Kollam to Thrissur. Despite the yellow warning in Thiruvananthapuram and Palakkad districts, heavy rain is likely. With the intensification of the cyclone in the sea, the sea turbulence intensified off the coast of Kerala. Hundreds of homes along the coast were flooded. Extreme winds of up to 70 mph are forecast along the Kerala coast. There is a possibility of strong thunderstorms till noon tomorrow. Shutters opened as water levels in major dams rose due to continuous heavy rains. District administrations have directed people living in coastal areas, riverbanks and hilly areas to move to safer places.