Wed, 13 Nov 2019

Kochi (Kerala) [India], Oct 21 (ANI): All government and private schools in Kochi remain closed on Monday as heavy rainfall lashed the city causing water-logging in several areas.

The India Metrological Department (IMD) had on Sunday issued an 'Orange alert' for the next two days in seven Kerala district including Ernakulam, Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, Malappuram, and Palakkad.

During an Orange warning, the forecast is of heavy to very heavy rainfall and authorities are expected to "Be prepared".

Amid the bad weather, by-polls are also underway in five constituencies of the state -- Vatiyoorkavu, Aroor, Konni, Ernakulam and Manjeswaram.

The votes will be counted on October 24. (ANI)

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