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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.