Tauktae, which has intensified into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm, has moved further north in the Arabian Sea.

People affected by flooding along Chellanam coast leaving their houses for safer places on Friday in Kerala   | Photo Credit: H. Vibhu

Tauktae, which has intensified into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm, has moved further north in the Arabian Sea.

Kerala is likely to receive isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall on May 16, even as Tauktae, which has intensified into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm, has moved further north in the Arabian Sea.

Many places in the State are likely to receive light to moderate rainfall.

In a 7.30 a.m. update, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast “light to moderate rainfall at many places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places on May 16 (Sunday) and heavy falls at isolated places on May 17 (Monday).”

As per a May 15 4 p.m. update, Ernakulam, Idukki and Malappuram districts are on orange alert today.