Explained: Why is heavy rainfall battering Kerala? | Explained News,The Indian Express
The state is presently under the influence of at least three rainfall triggering weather conditions.
After experiencing poor rainfall in June and July, almost three-fourth of Kerala is experiencing heavy showers this month, with several areas on the brink of flooding.
With the state government declaring closure of all schools Tuesday, there is a fear among locals of a 2018 redux when the state had witnessed its worst deluge in almost a century.
Why is Kerala witnessing heavy rains?
Kerala is presently under the influence of at least three rainfall triggering weather conditions.
There are strong Westerly winds flowing-in from the Arabian Sea, and bringing moisture over Kerala.