Kerala monsoon

Kerala floods: Lack of drains worsens plight of North Paravoor residents

Despite demands for proper drainage, no action has been taken so far.

published on : 12th August 2019

As rain stays away, Kerala stares at load shedding

A review meeting of the KSEB has decided to go ahead with the plan to impose load shedding from August 16 if the state does not receive adequate rainfall during the next couple of weeks.

published on : 4th August 2019

Where have Kerala's rains gone? Monsoon mood swing leaves scientists perplexed

Change in the wind flow pattern and Cyclone Vayu have diverted the monsoon clouds from Kerala to Central India, according to scientists.

published on : 1st August 2019

Kerala records 32% deficient rainfall; concerns mount

Wayanad witnessed a dip of 55 per cent rainfall and Idukki 48 per cent. Kasaragod, Kannur, Kozhikode and Mahe have found a place in the normal category of rainfall received.

published on : 1st August 2019

Kerala rains: Shutters of four dams opened; warning issued, three killed

Following the opening of shutters, a warning has been issued to the people residing on the banks of Periyar river and Muvattupuzha river.

published on : 20th July 2019

Heavy rain to pound Kerala, red and orange alerts sounded

While the IMD has sounded a red alert in Idukki district for July 18 and July 19, Malappuram district has been issued one for July 19 and 20. 

published on : 16th July 2019

How scientists used tech meant to monitor nuclear explosions to predict monsoon

Lucrezia Terzi, who works with the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, is leading a group of scientists researching on the subject.

published on : 9th July 2019

Watch out, Kerala! This monsoon, do tread with caution

Do not touch electric lines/ service lines if found broken. Even if the fuse is removed, the chances of electricity entering through generator and inverter are common. Contact the concerned KSEB offic

published on : 11th June 2019

Kerala monsoon electrocution: The story of two avoidable deaths

Two people were electrocuted in the capital on Monday. With the onset of monsoon, precautionary measures must be taken.

published on : 11th June 2019

Monsoon catches up in Kerala; depression over Arabian sea likely

The Meteorological Department said the low pressure was expected to intensify into a depression in the next two days and subsequently, into a cyclone.

published on : 9th June 2019

Monsoon makes landfall in Kerala, several parts of state get rains

The news will augur well for the country as large parts have been witnessing agriculture distress and water levels in reservoirs in west and south India have dipped to low levels.

published on : 8th June 2019

Monsoon likely delayed further, to make onset over Kerala on June 7: IMD

Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan had also indicated that monsoon could hit the Kerala coast on June 6-7.

published on : 4th June 2019

55 per cent deficiency in pre-monsoon rain this year in Kerala: IMD

State received 161.9 mm of rain between March and May against the normal rainfall of 358.6 mm. Precipitation deficit led to severe heat conditions 

published on : 1st June 2019

Monsoon likely to hit Kerala on June 4, predicted to be 'below normal'

Monsoon is likely to hit Kerala on June 4, private weather forecaster Skymet said.

published on : 14th May 2019

No provision to declare Kerala floods as national calamity: Alphons Kannanthanam

Alphons Kannanthanam today turned down the demand of Congress leaders to declare Kerala flood as a "national calamity" and said there was no provision in the Disaster Management Act 2005 to do so.

published on : 20th August 2018
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