Heavy Rainfall Sweeps Into Kerala, India, Amid Cyclonic Storm Warning

Heavy rainfall hit areas of Kerala, India, on May 14, amid warnings of a cyclonic storm.

Timelapse footage captured by Instagram user @shyam_krishnan, who said he took it in Kerala’s capital city of Thiruvananthapuram, shows winds propelling sheets of rain. The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority had issued a red alert warning for the city on May 14, warning of very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall.

The India Meteorological Department reported on May 14 that the storm was a tropical depression and would intensify into a cyclone on May 15. The storm was forecast to move toward the Gujarat coast. Credit: @shyam_krishnan via Storyful

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