The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued red alert for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha districts of Kerala on 3 December in view of the approaching tropical Cyclone Burevi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday spoke with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswami a to discuss the situation prevailing in the two states due to cyclone Burevi. The prime minister also pledged all necessary support from the Centre.

PM Modi also took to Twitter saying, “Spoke to Kerala CM Shri @vijayanpinarayi Ji on the conditions prevailing due to Cyclonic Storm Burevi in the state. Assured all possible support from the Centre to help Kerala. Praying for the safety and well-being of those staying in the affected areas