Minicoy in Lakshadweep reported heavy rainfall of 10 cm," it said. Kozhikode, Kodungallur (Thrissur district), Ernakulam South, Kayamkulam and Mancompu (both in Alappuzha district), Kozha (Kottayam district) and Vaikom received rainfall of 5 cm each.
After a sluggish onset, monsoon gained momentum on Sunday bringing rains upto seven cm in some places. Squally weather with wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph is likely to be experienced along Kerala coast and over Lakshadweep area during the next 24 hours, it said. Fishermen were advised to be cautious while venturing into the sea, it added.