Despite demands for proper drainage, no action has been taken so far.
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.
Change in the wind flow pattern and Cyclone Vayu have diverted the monsoon clouds from Kerala to Central India, according to scientists.
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.
Following the opening of shutters, a warning has been issued to the people residing on the banks of Periyar river and Muvattupuzha river.
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.
Lucrezia Terzi, who works with the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, is leading a group of scientists researching on the subject.
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
Two people were electrocuted in the capital on Monday. With the onset of monsoon, precautionary measures must be taken.
The Meteorological Department said the low pressure was expected to intensify into a depression in the next two days and subsequently, into a cyclone.
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.
Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan had also indicated that monsoon could hit the Kerala coast on June 6-7.
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
Monsoon is likely to hit Kerala on June 4, private weather forecaster Skymet said.
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.