The Indian Meteorological Department has issued red thunderstorm and heavy rain warnings across Kerala from 15-16 November 2021. Light to moderate rainfall with isolated extreme heavy rainfall is very likely over south Kerala and Tamil Nadu from 15-16 November.
Flooding may inundate some low-lying roads in areas with poor drainage causing transport disruptions throughout the region.
Heavy rainfall which could lead to flash flooding, mudslides and debris flows
Damaging wind gusts
Downed trees, hindering rescue/recovery efforts
Cancelled, delayed, or rerouted flights
Power outages in homes and places of work
Closed business ahead of the system’s landfall
Mitigating Measures to Apply:
Check with the destination (i.e. accommodations, work sites, etc.) to ensure they are open and operating
Monitor local news and weather media for updates
Allow extra time for travel to and from the destination and airport
Avoid traveling through flooded areas
Keep extra bottled water in lodging
Keep electronics charged and maintain contact throughout the remainder of the trip
Confirm flight itinerary prior to departure to the airport
Enroll in a Safe Traveler program to receive warnings from your preferred embassy
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