Though the heavy rain has subsided, residents in the Upper Kuttanad region fear of another flood with the opening of dam shutters.
Shutters of Idukki & Idamalayar dams to be raised today; 100 cubic metres of water will be released per second
Four years of torrential rain, floods, landslides and devastation. Natural calamities have become an order of the day for Kerala.
The police made several announcements to people gathered there, urging them to disperse.
Two days after a series of landslides hit the high-range areas of Kottayam, the district administration started assessing the severity of the damage on Monday.
As per his calculations, if the water level touches the top end of the stick, he has to vacate his house and move to safety.
The commission submitted its report to the government on August 31, 2011 in which it had recommended 64 per cent of the Western Ghats area be declared as an ecologically sensitive area.
Abhilash told that the high range areas of Western Ghats region in Kerala is very susceptible to landslides.
Death toll in Kerala flash floods and landslides rises to 19; all 11 bodies recovered from Koottickal
Koottickal panchayat in Kottayam bore the brunt of the rain fury, with three houses and a tea shop washed away in two different landslides reported in Plappalli and Kavali
The district administrations of Thiruvananthapuram and Pathanamthitta have warned of raising the shutters of various dams.
Non-construction of strong outer bunds as suggested by MS Swaminathan panel and others has put people living on bunds of polders in Kuttanad in harm’s way.
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We are yet to begin the process of impact assessment, said a District Biodiversity coordinator.
Unicef has initiated a psychosocial counselling among women and children across the state in the aftermath of the deluge.
The World Bank, in its preliminary report, has estimated that an amount of Rs 25,050 crore is necessary for rebuilding the state.