Kerala landslide

2021 floods: Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad suggests ban on construction, quarrying in fragile areas

As part of preempting future disasters and strategies for mitigating miseries, KSSP, in the report, asked to ban all building constructions near first and second order streams in steep slopes.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Kerala landslide was 'reactivation' of 2020 incident that went unnoticed, say geologists

Dr K R Baiju, director, School of Environmental Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, said they had reported a landslide on September 6, 2020 at Ilamkad-Moopanmala in Kokkayar panchayat

published on : 20th October 2021

Poovanchi landslide: Search operations end as body of seven-year-old boy recovered

The rescue team waded through heaps of mud to pull out the body of Muhammed Riswan, son of Shahul of Puthuparambil house in Poovanchi, on Monday morning

published on : 18th October 2021

Kerala rains: Train services to be rescheduled

The Railways has regulated train movement in the Kollam-Sengottai ghat section from Sunday in the wake of the adverse weather conditions in the state.

published on : 18th October 2021

Kerala rains: A day later, Koottikkal a graveyard of hopes

A pall of gloom descended on Koottikkal panchayat on Sunday, a day after landslides killed several people and washed away many houses in the high range areas.

published on : 18th October 2021

A loud sound, a last call & a heartbreaking sight: Kerala's Poovanchi landslide

It was raining heavily. Pappachan of Kalarickal house was in his home at Poovanchi, a hilly village in Kokkayar panchayat here, on Saturday when he heard a loud sound.

published on : 18th October 2021

12-year-old escapes, but loses his father in Makochi, Idukki

Abin's father Shaji Chirayil fell into the Pullakayar river while trying to save him as the family was trying to reach higher ground.

published on : 18th October 2021

Our house crumbled in the blink of an eye: Idukki's Makochi residents

Around 25 families reside in the area. Seven houses were destructed and seven lives were lost, locals said.

published on : 18th October 2021

Family was advised to shift to church before landslide struck

Landslide and gushing water washed away 48-year-old Martin's house to the Kavali stream, along with all six members of his family.

published on : 18th October 2021

Kerala rains: Tragedy sinks in as 9 kids among 25 dead

A fresh spell of rain is expected from Wednesday, Oct 20, with isolated heavy rain likely to continue for the subsequent three to four days, the weather department warned.

published on : 18th October 2021

Flash floods, landslides in Kerala caused by Mini cloudburst events, claims expert

Abhilash told that the high range areas of Western Ghats region in Kerala is very susceptible to landslides.

published on : 17th October 2021

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

published on : 17th October 2021

Kerala Flood: Kozhikode breathe a sigh of relief after rains subside

Besides the decline in the amount of rainfall, no major incidents of rain-wreaked havoc are reported in the city.

published on : 18th August 2018