Kerala On Alert; 'Burevi' Expected To Make Landfall On December 4
Kerala is on high alert with cyclone Burevi expected to make landfall by Friday as authorities geared up to tackle the situation by opening over 2000 relief camps and taking other steps including banning fishing along the coast till December 5.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday and assured him of all possible help from the Centre.
A deep depression over southwest Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm 'Burevi' which is likely to hit south Kerala with the weatherman predicting heavy rains and wind in the seven southern districts of the state from December 3 to 5.
"Experts have opined that the Burevi cyclone will reach Thiruvananthapuram by Friday.