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Watch | Rains pound Tamil Nadu, normal life disrupted; more in store for next 3-4 days

Heavy downpour and the consequent waterlogging disrupted normal life in several parts of the state including Chennai on Friday.  Rain and thundershowers lashed Chennai and neighbouring districts. Twenty-one districts have declared a holiday for educational institutions in the wake of heavy rainfall.

published on : 26th November 2021

Kerala Rains: Four dead, widespread damage as downpour continues

Heavy rain continued to lash most parts of the state on Sunday, leaving at least four people dead, damaging scores of houses and destroying a large extent of crops besides causing flood and landslips in some areas.

published on : 15th November 2021

Heavy rains lash Kerala, red alert for 3 districts; rains wreak havoc in Kanyakumari

With heavy rains lashing various parts of the state since Saturday night, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday declared a red alert in central Kerala districts of Ernakulam, Idukki and Thrissur for the day.

published on : 14th November 2021

Part of Maruthathoor bridge collapses as rains continue to wreak havoc in Thiruvananthapuram

Low lying areas in many parts of Thiruvananthapuram were flooded on Saturday as rivers and streams overflowed due to incessant rainfall, for over 12 hours, in the state capital.

published on : 13th November 2021

Mullaperiyar Dam Dispute: Tamil Nadu and Kerala lock horns over rising water levels

The water level in Mullaperiyar Dam rose to 138.95 feet at 11 am on October 30, 2021, prompting Tamil Nadu to release 1,675 cusecs of water into Periyar and causing concern among Kerala government authorities for the safety of those living in the vulnerable downstream areas.

published on : 30th October 2021

Kerala Rains: Floodgates of Idukki reservoir opened after 3 years, Cheruthoni river in full spate

 Ending hours of anxiety, the floodgates of the Idukki reservoir were opened at 11 am on Tuesday. The second, third and fourth shutters of the Cheruthoni dam, one of the three dams that form the Idukki reservoir, were opened in the presence of Electricity Minister K Krishnankutty and Water Resources Minister Roshy Augustine.

published on : 19th October 2021

Kerala rains: Plans to release water from dams cause flood concerns, alerts issued at Idukki, Idamalayar

Akin to the floods in 2018, three days of heavy rainfall have led to steady inflow and brimming water levels in Kerala's dams. The Kakki dam, part of Sabarigiri project, will open its shutters at 11 am on Monday, October 18, 2021, and the water level in Pampa river is expected to rise. With Ayyappa devotees waiting to proceed to Sabarimala hill shrine on Tuesday, the decision to release water has caused concern.

published on : 18th October 2021
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