Kerala Monsoon

After record rainfall last year, Kerala stares at deficient south west monsoon season in 2021

The extended rain forecast issued by the Indian Meteorological Department has also made it clear that there would not be any above normal rainfall scenario in the coming two weeks

published on : 25th August 2021

Rain, thunderstorms likely in several parts of Kerala: IMD

"Generally cloudy sky with a few spells of rain or thunderstorms is the forecast of July 9," said Regional Meteorological Centre, Thiruvananthapuram.

published on : 9th July 2021

Kerala receives 34% less monsoon rain in June

Kerala used to get around 64cm rainfall in June during a normal monsoon, but it has recorded only 40.7cm so far.

published on : 29th June 2021

Heavy rain lashes Kerala as monsoon gains strength

Kottayam records highest rainfall of 9cm, followed by Kannur (8cm)

published on : 14th June 2021

KSEB pins hopes on normal monsoon to maintain water level in dams operated by it in Kerala

Speaking to The New Indian Express, board chairman N S Pillai said though the dams had good inflow after the pre-monsoon showers, the water level in all reservoirs is well below peak storage capacity

published on : 8th June 2021

Kerala: Monsoon likely by June 3, yellow alert in seven districts

Earlier, the IMD had forecast that the monsoon would arrive in  Kerala on May 31, while private forecast agency Skymet said it expected the monsoon to reach Kerala coast early by two days on May 30.

published on : 31st May 2021

Monsoon onset over Kerala to be delayed; likely to hit state by June 3: IMD

Due to strengthening of lower level southwesterly winds, fairly widespread rainfall activity with isolated heavy falls are very likely over northeastern states during next five days.

published on : 30th May 2021

Heavy rains lash Kerala; water level rises in many dams

The catchment areas of many dams in the central Kerala districts have reported heavy rains, prompting the authorities to sound alert warnings before upping their shutters.

published on : 16th May 2021

COVID, flood and monsoon diseases: Myriad challenges lie ahead for Kerala

The heavy rain that has been lashing the state for the past two days has triggered fears of a flood and hundreds have taken shelter at relief camps as low-lying areas have been inundated.

published on : 15th May 2021

With downpour-induced damage, Kerala's coast bears brunt of cyclone Tauktae

The sea turned rough and tidal waves rose one metre high, displacing many families in the coastal areas and fully or partially damaging houses.

published on : 15th May 2021

Monsoon to arrive in Kerala on May 31, says IMD

Though a cyclone is likely to form over Arabian Sea, the tropical storm is expected to vacate the Indian region by May 22.

published on : 15th May 2021

IMD issues Orange alert in many districts as heavy rains continue to lash Kerala

The Indian Meteorological Department has sounded orange alert across the state barring Thiruvanathapuram, Kollam, Pathnamthitta, Kannur and Kasaragod warning heavy to very heavy rains on Friday.

published on : 14th May 2021

No provision to declare Kerala floods as national calamity: Alphons Kannanthanam

Alphons Kannanthanam today turned down the demand of Congress leaders to declare Kerala flood as a "national calamity" and said there was no provision in the Disaster Management Act 2005 to do so.

published on : 20th August 2018

HIGHLIGHTS: Centre declares Kerala floods 'calamity of severe nature'

About 10,000 people are likely to be rescued by Monday in Kerala where rain-induced floods have claimed over 200 lives in the last 10 days, officials said.

published on : 20th August 2018

Kerala floods HIGHLIGHTS: CM Pinarayi Vijayan says 33 lives lost on Saturday; death toll rises to 357

Torrential rains, overflowing rivers and a series of landslides have resulted in the death of over 150 people in the state in three days.

published on : 17th August 2018
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