Kerala flood

Kerala floods one month after: Ranni market loses steam; merchants to sue KSEB

A month has gone by after the floods. But the shutters of almost 80 per cent of the 950 shops in Ranni market road are still down.

published on : 16th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Aranmula residents yet to return to their homes

A month after the deluge, the main road along the Pampa at Aranmula continues to wear a deserted look.

published on : 16th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Pampa reeling under devastation

For anyone who has been to Pampa before the floods, the sights here now are devastating.

published on : 16th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Pampa merchants clueless about compensation

This is for the fifth time Soman J, of Pandalam, is coming to Pampa along with his friends after floods destroyed the entire bank of Pampa. 

published on : 16th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Rs 10,000 hardly a relief for Ranni’s flood victims

Since he was born, C G Mathai, 75, has been living in his ancestral home on the banks of the Pampa at Perunad in Ranni.

published on : 16th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: All eyes on that promised Rs 10,000

Everyday from September 2, 72-year-old Sarasamma of Vadakkumbhagam walked up the steps of the SBI branch at Niranom where she has an account.

published on : 16th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: The man who was robbed of his livelihood

C N Pavithran has been running a stationery shop in the district panchayat building near the Cheruthoni bridge for years.

published on : 15th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: For bridge-less Alady and Porukanni, bamboo raft only recourse

The 30-ft suspension bridge was a vital link for the 220 families of Porukanni till it disappeared in the deluge on August 17.

published on : 15th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Idukki’s plantation workers make do with paltry 'relief'

In Idukki’s hardest-hit areas, including the stretch from Vallakkadavu to Mlamala where a majority of plantation workers live, more than one in four households live in poverty.

published on : 15th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Vellathooval farmers struggling to find their feet

Farmers in Vellathooval, a quaint village in the suburbs of Munnar, were hoping for good yield after two consecutive years of deficit rain.

published on : 15th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Munnar’s wobbly road to recovery 

Driving through the winding ghat road from Neriamangalam to Munnar, tonnes of earth and trees sent tumbling down by a series of landslips welcome the odd visitor to the hill station. 

published on : 15th September 2018

Kerala Floods: 4,778 people still in 120 relief camps

According to the Disaster Management State Control Room, the rains and floods have claimed 491 lives since May 29 while 14 persons remain missing.

published on : 11th September 2018

Kerala floods: Centre assures all possible support to state to rehabilitate affected people

Union Health Minister J P Nadda said he would evaluate with the state government the rehabilitation and rebuilding work being carried out in the affected areas.

published on : 7th September 2018

Kerala to study impact on state's biodiversity after floods

The findings would be taken into consideration while finalising projects for the state's sustainable development, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

published on : 7th September 2018

Kerala has bounced back: Tourism department to get back on feet

A senior officer said it has chalked out a set of plans to send a message to the outside world that Kerala has bounced back from the flood.

published on : 7th September 2018

Local Self-Government Department to test water quality in flood-hit areas

The details of the water sources will be collected using mobile application.

published on : 7th September 2018

Kerala government to help ward off acute stress disorders in flood survivors

To take stock of the status of mental health among the survivors the Health Department is planning to come out with a year-long project in flood-hit areas.

published on : 7th September 2018

Unprecedented rains, not dams caused Kerala floods: Central Water Commission

The sources said that the report is based on analysis of dam-related data generated during the period of heavy rainfall.

published on : 6th September 2018

Floods destroyed 2,220 houses in Ernakulam: District Information Office

A statement issued by the District Information Office said 1,804 km of roads in the district were damaged in the flood.

published on : 6th September 2018

Miffed at IMD, Kerala government eyes global agencies for better forecast

Bureaucrats said the state government’s key weather-related decisions including the opening of dam shutters, evacuation of people, etc are guided based on the forecast of IMD among other things.

published on : 6th September 2018
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