Kerala landslides

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 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

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