In a freak and unusual weather incident, a depression has formed in the Indian Ocean and is now over Southeast Arabian Sea. The system is currently located 200 km SE of Minicoy In Lakshadweep, 310 km SW of Thiruvananthapuram and 330 km NNE of Male in Maldives.
With this, heavy rains have occurred over many parts of Kerala in the last 24 hours. So much so that Punalur which recorded 61 mm of rainfall, has witnessed double the amount of its monthly mean.
During the last 24 hours from 8:30 am on Tuesday, Palayamkottai recorded 45 mm of rainfall, Kanyakumari 29 mm, Coonoor 11 mm, Kochi 4 mm, Thiruvananthapuram 4 mm, Valparai 5 mm, and Kozhikode 0.8 mm.