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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 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

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

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

Damage from the major fire which broke on busy SM Street in Kozhikode 

A major fire broke out on the busy SM Street in Kozhikode on Wednesday around 11 am.

published on : 22nd February 2017