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High alert at coastal area

The district disaster management authority has issued high alert in Kozhikode district as the depression in the Arabian see turns intensive.The Meteorological Department had released warning two days ago.

19 village offices in coastal areas will be functional on 24×7 basis,as per the direction of Kozhikode district collector UV Jose.

Three villages in Vatakara Taluk,eight village offices in Koyilandy and Kozhikode Taluk will also open 24 hours to meet emergency situation.

Tahsildars are told to keep camping at respective areas. Fisheries,Coast Guard,Health,Police,Fire and Rescue,KSEB departments also received alert directions from the district administration.

Fishermen have been told not to venture into the seas.

“Waves would be around 3 to 4  meters high and wind speed would be anywhere from 40-65 kmph in the next 48 hours.”, says the Indian Meterological Department. 

The high alert warning will exist until March 15.

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