The State Disaster Management Authority has sounded Orange alert in 10 districts - Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod.
Meanwhile, 'Orange Alert' warnings have been issued for Idukki and 'Yellow alert' for Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts.
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In view of the red alert, the district administrations in Ernakulam and Thrissur declared holiday for all educational institutions including professional colleges.
The highest weather alert directing authorities to take action due to inclement weather is likely to have an impact on voter's turnout in Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Ernakulam districts.
Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kannur, Kasaragod districts will come under orange alert on October 22.
Incessant rain in the catchment area has kept the water level at the dam above the allowed level for the past couple of days.
According to Kerala State Disaster Management Authority officials, the might of the coming rain spell can be known only by Wednesday or Thursday.
Retnakumar of Munduchirayil House in Arattupuzha is moving from hospital to hospital, with no money in hand.
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.
Kolkata based-nurse Vidya cherishes the memories of her loving, caring famiy who died in a massive landslide on August 17 last year in Idukki district.
In Malappuram, 21 are missing, 7 in Wayanad and one person in Kottayam, the update said.
Health Department officials will distribute doxycycline through Kudumbashree and other agencies.
Compensation would also be given for the crop loss, repair and rebuild of damaged roads and buildings and for the maintenance of drinking water and irrigation projects.
Due to the strengthening of low pressure in Bay of Bengal, extremely heavy rains are expected to lash the several parts of the state, IMD said.