Rain fury continues to haunt Kerala as red alert issued in 12 districts

Published: 15th August 2018 11:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th August 2018 04:05 PM  

Kerala rains Kerala floods
Heavy rains have been continuing unabated in the southern districts of the state and an orange alert was declared in Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam districts. (Photo | EPS/Manu Mavelil)
Kerala rains Kerala floods
The India Meteorological Department has issued a red alert indicating heavy to very heavy rainfall in most places including Wayanad, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasargode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Idukki and Ernakulam Districts till tomorrow. (Photo | EPS/Manu Mavelil)
Kerala rains Kerala floods
With water released from Mullaperiyar dam, 1200 families have been evacuated from downstream areas. Meanwhile, the water released from Idukki Dam has been raied to 1000 cusecs. (Photo | EPS/Manu Mavelil)
Kerala rains Kerala floods
As per data available with the Idukki district disaster management authority, as many as 17 houses were destroyed completely in Devikulam taluk alone on Tuesday, while, 23 houses were partially damaged.(Photo | EPS/Manu Mavelil)
Kerala rains Kerala floods
With Pampa overflowing, there will be heavy flow of water into Alappuzha district's Kuttanad. But the situation is less worrisome compared to Ernakulam and Thrissur.(Photo | EPS/BP Deepu)
Kerala rains Kerala floods
The Idukki dam was discharging 7.50 lakh litres of water per second, causing worry to authorities as more water in the Periyar river and its tributaries could lead to flooding of parts of Ernakulam and Thrissur districts, as was seen in the past week. (Photo | EPS/Manu Mavelil)
Kerala rains Kerala floods
Cochin International Airport today suspended all flight operations till August 18, Saturday, as the water level has increased in the airport area following continuous rains and the opening of dam shutters in Periyar river. (Photo | EPS/Hirak)
Munnar town is flooded after the shutters of the Mattuppetty dam were opened on Tuesday. (Photo | EPS)
A tree fell on top of the foot over bridge at Pamba. (Photo | EPS)
Houses submerged due to heavy rain in Kalpathy in Palakkad. ( Photo | EPS)
A house seen collapsed following the incessant rains in Panamaram, Wayanad. ( Photo | EPS)
Indian navy officials setup a relief camp in Aluva,Ernakulam on Wednesday. ( Photo | EPS)
People at the navy relief camp in Aluva, Ernakulam. ( Photo | EPS)
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