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Ernakulam district is famous for its beaches, mainly Cherai, Fort Kochi and Vypeen.
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.
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.
Power supply to the entire Aluva region is interrupted and mobile phones of most of the stranded people are also switched off.
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
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.
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.
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".
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the Tamil Nadu engineers in charge of the dam were not cooperating with Kerala in this matter.
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.
With many houses being damaged, people living in relief camps hope the government would help them rebuild their houses
When the shutters of the Cheruthoni dam were opened, tourists had flocked to Inchathotty to witness the rush of water.
On Friday, 2,795 families were shifted to various relief camps in the district.
Police officials are deployed at numerous places close to Periyar dam to prevent drowning in case people venture into the water.
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.