Monsoon remains weak over Kerala

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A day after it hit the Kerala coast, southwest monsoon remained weak today though parts of the state received rains and isolated heavy rainfall has been predicted till June 10.

According to a bulletin issued by the meteorological centre here, the monsoon was weak over the state.

"Southwest monsoon is weak over Kerala. Rain occurred at many places in the state. Mainly dry weather prevailed over Lakshadweep," the bulletin said.

Heavy rainfall has been predicted in isolated places in Kerala and Lakshadweep till June 10.

Aluva in Ernakulam district and Pookot in Wayanad district received the highest amount of rainfall - 5 cm each.

CIAL Kochi in Ernakulam district, Cheruthazham in Kannur district, Kozhikode district and Vythiri in Wayanad district received 4 cm each, it said.

In the wake of the onset phase of the monsoon, squally weather with wind speed reaching 55-60 kmph is likely along Kerala coast and over Lakshadweep area during next 24 hours, it added.

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