Heavy rains lashed southern Kerala and several areas are now facing the threat of flood, as the South West monsoon intensified in the state.
The Kollam District Collector has declared a holiday on Thursday for all educational institutions except professional colleges in the district following the rains.
Wide-spread loss of property has been reported in several regions of southern part of the state.
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The Met office has informed that heavy rains will continue to lash the State till Sunday. There are chances of winds with a speed reaching up to 60 km occurring in the state.