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Sabarimala turns war zone as police, mob clash at Nilakkal

KSTRC services were halted following the protests. However, they resumed their services after getting police convoy.

published on : 18th October 2018

Kerala rains: Amid rising death toll, Meteorological department predicts more rain

Torrential rains, overflowing rivers and a series of landslides have resulted in the death of over 150 people in the state. 

published on : 17th August 2018

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

Heavy rains have been continuing unabated in the southern districts of the state and an orange alert was declared in Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam districts. 

published on : 15th August 2018

Flood, landslides keep Kerala's Wayanad on the edge; thousands of people in relief camps

Rains continued to wreak havoc in many parts of Kerala with northern hill district of Wayanad experiencing widespread landslides and flooding overnight, forcing thousands of people to take shelter at relief camps.

published on : 14th August 2018

Kerala Flood: Life comes to a standstill in Kerala due to incessant rains

A vigorous southwest monsoon has left a trail of destruction across Kerala, killing 29 people over the last 48 hours. More than 53,500 people were now staying in various relief camps across the state.

published on : 11th August 2018

Heavy rain triggers landslides in Kerala

A revived southwest monsoon unleashed widespread rain across Idukki on Thursday, killing at least ten persons including two children, flooding low-lying areas and leaving the highlands vulnerable to landslips, debris flow, and flash floods.

published on : 9th August 2018

Heavy rain ripped through Kozhikode district causing havoc

Four cars got heavily damaged and one passenger got stuck in the front seat as a huge tree trunk fell above the car. Fire and Rescue Service personnel with the help of public saved all the passengers.

published on : 15th July 2018

Monsoon fury leaves trail of destruction in hilly areas of Kerala's Kozhikode; rescue operations in place

Heavy rains  and land slide in the past few few days has wrecked havoc across the district. 

published on : 13th June 2018

Cool breeze, smell of earth, muddy roads, pitter-patter drops, hot coffee; cheers to monsoon

Yay! Monsoon is here to make us nostalgic about the beauty of the rain and its affirmatives. The cool breeze, the smell of the earth after the shower, the pitter-patter rain sound, the warm feeling of being wrapped around a quilt, the flavour of coffee is what makes a monsoon hold a special place in everyone's heart 

published on : 29th May 2018

Nipah virus outbreak contained, no need to panic, says Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja

The death toll due to the mysterious new 'Nipah virus' in Kerala's Kozhikode rose to ten on May 22. Nipah virus (NiV) infection is a newly emerging zoonotic disease (one which spreads from animals to humans) which spreads by the ingestion of human secretions/fluids. Fruit bats, a common species of the flying mammal abundantly found in India is the host animal for the disease-causing virus.

published on : 21st May 2018

Kerala's biggest temple festival Thrissur Pooram in pictures

Traditional pomp and glory and the whopping participation of festival buffs including foreigners marked the conclusion of yet another edition of Kerala's Thrissur Pooram, considered as the mother of all temple festivals, here today.

published on : 25th April 2018

Kerala celebrates the largest women's gathering, Attukal Pongala

The annual Pongala offering which takes place at the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple is considered to be the largest religious gathering of women on a single day. 

published on : 2nd March 2018

Fears of tsunami as sea recedes at Kappad Beach in Kozhikode, even as Cyclone Ockhi moves away

Sea water at Kappad beach in Kozhikode suddenly receded by around 100-200 metres, sparking fears of a tsunami on Friday. Express photographer TP Sooraj captured snapshots as a few onlookers curiously watched the exposed parts of the shallow sea bed, instead of running to higher ground for safety.

published on : 1st December 2017

Day two of Ockhi: Fishermen missing at sea but hope floats as Cyclone starts moving away 

Cyclone Ockhi, that killed four people in coastal Kerala and five in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district as of Friday, is moving west­northwestwards towards Lakshadweep in the Arabian Sea today,

published on : 1st December 2017
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