The weatherman issued an orange alert for the districts of Ernakulam and the hilly Idukki in Kerala for the day, indicating heavy rainfall.
Though enough studies hint that Kerala will face annual natural calamities during the monsoon, the state is still dragging its feet in developing an integrated system to generate flood warnings
Dozens of landslides occur in Kottayam district’s eastern high ranges, destroying houses and cutting off road access to several areas
Though Kerala received widespread rainfall, there was a 16 percent deficit in the Southwest Monsoon. However, the state received copious rains from October 1 to 20 which helped overcome the deficit.
Expressing profound grief over the rain-related calamities, the Chief Minister said the tragedy was unbearable not only for the victims' families but also for the entire state
Of the 42 fresh deaths, 28 people were killed in Nainital district, six each in Almora and Champawat and one each in Pithoragarh and Udham Singh Nagar districts.
Climate experts also warn the intensity of rains in Kerala and Uttarakhand is alarming and must draw immediate attention towards climate emergency.
Flooding of fields after Vellayani lake breached its banks destroyed crops like plantains, vegetables and paddy , Farmers and officials blame inadequate height of the bund for this yearly occurrence
Using bamboo to prevent landslides has been found successful in many countries like Malaysia, the Philippines and Nepal.
Water to be released from Idukki, Idamalayar dams; flooding in downstream Pampa
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.
MK Stalin announced a contribution of Rs 1 crore from a party administered trust towards relief initiatives in neighbouring Kerala.
Heavy rains lash several parts of India, five killed in Uttarakhand; red alert for 10 dams in Kerala
In Delhi, the month of October this year has been the wettest since 1960, when the city had recorded 93.4 mm of rainfall.
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
Sabarimala pilgrimage for the 'Tula Masa Puja' has been called off due to rain-related calamities, and the full reopening of colleges has been postponed till October 25.