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Blessing in disguise: Flood gifts Aluva a beach 

Ernakulam district is famous for its beaches, mainly Cherai, Fort Kochi and Vypeen.

published on : 12th September 2018

KSEB refutes allegations on dam management

KSEB dam management is based on a slew of factors including IMD forecast, the storage of dam in the previous year during the same time, and expected inflow of water in the coming days.    

published on : 30th August 2018

Kerala rains: Periyar river rising alarmingly; 10 killed in landslides in Idukki in last 48 hours

In the last 48 hours alone, at least 10 persons were killed and seven are missing in the landslides. As per the official records, the death toll due to rains since June has crossed 30 in the district.

published on : 16th August 2018

Kerala floods: Periyar in spate; Aluva isolated

Power supply to the entire Aluva region is interrupted and mobile phones of most of the stranded people are also switched off.

published on : 16th August 2018

Mullaperiyar 'safe', Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswamy rejects Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan's demand to lower dam water level

EPS charged that Kerala was not permitting TN officials to gauge rainfall in the catchment area and the officials were compelled to assess the inflow only based actual rate of rise in dam water level

published on : 16th August 2018

Kerala flood situation 'grave'; Supreme Court directs reducing water level at Mullaperiyar dam by three feet

The SC bench said this was not the time to go into the past and efforts to be made to deal with the present crisis and posted the matter for further hearing at 2 PM tomorrow.

published on : 16th August 2018

Supreme Court agrees to hear plea on Mullaperiyar dam, says Kerala flood situation grave

The plea seeks a decision on disaster management steps in the background of the floods, confusion between Kerala and TN Chief Ministers as water in the Mullaperiyar Dam has crossed 142-ft threshold.

published on : 16th August 2018

Rahul Gandhi expresses concern over Kerala floods, appeals people to contribute to CM's relief fund

Rahul Gandhi also tagged the link of the chief minister's relief fund to his tweet asking people to contribute, and said "it is time to step up and help".

published on : 16th August 2018

Pinarayi Vijayan writes to Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami over Mullaperiyar dam water level

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the Tamil Nadu engineers in charge of the dam were not cooperating with Kerala in this matter.

published on : 15th August 2018

Kerala rains: Now Mullaperiyar dam in Idukki poised for opening

The Tamil Nadu government, which owns and operates the dam located upstream of Idukki Dam, has informed that it may release water into the Periyar river on the Kerala side from Mullaperiyar reservoir.

published on : 14th August 2018

Water recedes, but 223 families continue to live in relief camps in Ernakulam district

With many houses being damaged, people living in relief camps hope the government would help them rebuild their houses

published on : 14th August 2018

Kerala Rains: Inchathotty suspension bridge posing threat to life after Cheruthoni dam breaks open

When the shutters of the Cheruthoni dam were opened, tourists had flocked to Inchathotty to witness the rush of water.

published on : 14th August 2018

Kerala floods: Hope returns as water level recedes in parts of Ernakulam district

On Friday, 2,795 families were shifted to various relief camps in the district.

published on : 12th August 2018

Kerala floods: People in hilly regions of Ernakulam on tenterhooks

Police officials are deployed at numerous places close to Periyar dam to prevent drowning in case people venture into the water.

published on : 10th August 2018

Eloor: Chemicals, effluents pose threat to human life as water level rises

The industries in the Eloor belt are counting their losses as the rising Periyar river submerged the company godowns lining the banks of the river.

published on : 10th August 2018
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