The India Meteorological Department has issued a cyclone warning for Lakshadweep islands and parts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Meanwhile heavy rain have lashed out parts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu which has forced the local administration to shut down schools and other educational establishments. Holiday was declared for schools at Thiruvarur. The collector of Tanjore too has declared a holiday. Holidays was declared in Nellai, Kanyakumari and Tuticorin districts as well. The administration will take a further decision on the holidays after the assess the situation.