Kuruthichaal a Death Trap

Published: 04th August 2014 08:25 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th August 2014 08:25 AM   |  A+A-

PALAKKAD: ‘Kuruthichaal waterfalls’ in Kumuramputhur panchayat of Mannarkad has turned out to be a death trap for visitors.As the water flow in Kuruthichaal has increased manifold with the monsoon gaining strength, it is high time the picnickers are warned of keeping a safe distance from the swirling waters.A warning board in the spot sheds light on the accidental deaths in 2013 that claimed 5 lives. The tourists are hardly aware of the dangerously strong undercurrents and whirlpools that lay under the crystal clear waters of ‘Kuruthichaal’. 

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