Kerala rains

Flood tears down Koottikkal panchayat

Dozens of landslides occur in Kottayam district’s eastern high ranges, destroying houses and cutting off road access to several areas

published on : 21st October 2021

Southwest Monsoon in Kerala to withdraw on October 26, Northeast Monsoon to set in on same day

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.

published on : 20th October 2021

Rains batter Uttarakhand as 42 more die, Uttar Pradesh sees four fatalities; Kerala dams open gates

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.

published on : 20th October 2021

Experts explain what is causing heavy rains that killed dozens in Uttarakhand, Kerala over few days

Climate experts also warn the intensity of rains in Kerala and Uttarakhand is alarming and must draw immediate attention towards climate emergency.

published on : 19th October 2021

Kerala rains: Farmers count losses

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 

published on : 19th October 2021

Planting of bamboo, vetiver can prevent landslides: Experts

Using bamboo to prevent landslides has been found successful in many countries like Malaysia, the Philippines and Nepal.

published on : 19th October 2021

Rain abates for now but more likely; all eyes on Kerala dams, rivers

Water to be released from Idukki, Idamalayar dams; flooding in downstream Pampa

published on : 19th October 2021

Kerala rains: Two rivers in spate leave Kottayam in tears

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.

published on : 19th October 2021

DMK announces Rs 1 crore for rain battered Kerala

MK Stalin announced a contribution of Rs 1 crore from a party administered trust towards relief initiatives in neighbouring Kerala.

published on : 18th October 2021

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.

published on : 18th October 2021

Kerala rains: Expert committee to decide on opening of dam shutters; 184 relief camps activated

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.

published on : 18th October 2021

Kerala rains: Plans to release water from dams cause flood concerns, alerts issued at Idukki, Idamalayar

In 2018, intense rainfall had filled up the dams and a fresh spell of torrential rainfall led to the simultaneous opening of all major dams, leading to flooding of coastal areas.

published on : 18th October 2021

Navaratri idols start return journey to Tamil Nadu

A farewell function to the Navaratri idols was organised by the Travancore Navaratri Festival Trust with support from the Union Ministry of Culture on Sunday, Oct 17.

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: Youth drowns in Kallar river 

While 24-year-old Abhilash drowned in the turbulent waters of the Kallar river, his friend managed to hold on to a wild twig and was later rescued by a local resident.

published on : 18th October 2021
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