THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The district administration in Kottayam has declared high alert across the district. While Kanjirappally and Meenachil tahasildars were told to be alert due to the possibility of landslides, Vaikom taluk officials are closely observing the situation following the threat of flash floods.
In Thrissur, nearly 20 families who were marooned by floodwater near Villidom following a bund breach, were rescued. Around 12 houses were destroyed and 25 houses partially damaged. The heavy downpour caused widespread damage to crops in the district. In Kollam, Punalur recorded the maximum rainfall of 6 cm. Apart from minor incidents of trees falling due to strong winds, the life was normal.
Most parts of Thiruvananthapuram district received heavy rainfall. Nedumangad, Neyyatinkara and Varkala recorded 4 cm of rain. However, no major rain-related incidents were reported from the district.