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District Experiences Heavy Rain

Heavy rains lashed the capital for close to six hours on Tuesday causing water logging in many low lying areas of the district. However, there were no reports of any casualties.

Published: 07th May 2014 09:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th May 2014 09:42 AM   |  A+A-

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Heavy rains lashed the capital for close to six hours on Tuesday causing water logging in many low lying areas of the district. However, there were no reports of any casualties.

 The rain which began at around 12 noon continued till around 5 p.m. 

 Thiruvananthapuram city recorded a rainfall of seven cm while five cm of rainfall was recorded in Thiruvananthapuram airport.

 Rainfall in other parts of the state was more or less negligible, the Met Department said.

 The heavy rainfall is likely to continue till Thursday afternoon, the Met Department said adding that winds with speed of up to 55 kmph is likely along the Kerala coast.

 ‘’Incidents of wall collapse were reported from Thycaud and Nanthencode areas of the city.

Three houses near Mudippura Devi temple near Kallampally were on the verge of collapse while an arch near St Thomas School at Mukkolakkal was also reported to be posing a danger to passersby after the rain. However, no casualties were reported from the district,’’ an official of the State Disaster Management Cell said.



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