Sea erosion in Kollam; 10 houses damaged

Sea erosion occurred in the coastal areas between Paravur and Eravipuram in the district.

Published: 13th March 2009 08:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th May 2012 11:18 PM   |  A+A-


KOLLAM: Sea erosion occurred in the coastal areas between Paravur and Eravipuram in the district on Thursday afternoon.

Around ten houses of fishermen at Pozhikkara near Paravur were submerged under water. A fisherman who ventured into the sea in a catamaran sustained serious injuries.    The Kollam-Paravur coastal road at Mukkom and Thanni areas has been badly damaged. Certain parts of the newly-constructed road were washed away in the tidal waves. The sea became turbulent around noon and the tidal waves and sea erosion lasted for few hours.

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