Kerala rains

Death toll rises to 13 in Kottayam

As the rain fury subsided in the eastern high range areas of Kottayam on Sunday, the death toll in the landslide and rain-related mishaps rose to 13 in the district. 

published on : 18th October 2021

Climate change knocks hard at doors of Kerala, time to adopt new strategy 

Cyclonic storms have increased over the Arabian Sea in recent years bringing more cloudbursts.

published on : 18th October 2021

Kerala rains: PM Modi speaks with CM Vijayan to discuss situation

The death toll due to the heavy rains and landslides in Kerala mounted to 21, according to the State's Information and Public Relations Department on Sunday, October 17, 2021.

published on : 17th October 2021

Centre will provide all help to Kerala; continuously monitoring floods situation: Amit Shah

The National Disaster Response Force has deployed 11 teams for search, rescue and relief operations in the state where the death toll from heavy rains and landslide rose to eight on October 17.

published on : 17th October 2021

Death toll in Kerala flash floods and landslides rises to 19; all 11 bodies recovered from Koottickal 

Koottickal panchayat in Kottayam bore the brunt of the rain fury, with three houses and a tea shop washed away in two different landslides reported in Plappalli and Kavali

published on : 17th October 2021

College reopening, Sabarimala pilgrimage postponed as Kerala battles heavy rains

Several areas in the high ranges of Kottayam and Idukki faced flash floods and some were isolated. 

published on : 16th October 2021

Heavy rains across Kerala: Five dead, 18 persons reported missing in landsides and flash floods

The district administrations of Thiruvananthapuram and Pathanamthitta have warned of raising the shutters of various dams.

published on : 16th October 2021

Amidst power shortage, rain brings relief to Kerala Electricity Board

The heavy rainfall has led to a sharp drop in temperature and as the use of fans and air conditioners has come down.

published on : 15th October 2021

Three dead as heavy rain lash Kerala

Kerala is expected to record more showers due to a combination of weather systems

published on : 12th October 2021

Orange alert issued in six districts of Kerala from Tuesday

Yellow alert, with a forecast of isolated heavy rain, has been issued across the state on Monday except in Thrissur, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts.

published on : 11th October 2021

Official apathy spells woes for 2018 Kerala flood victims

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.

published on : 24th August 2019

Kerala floods one month after: Lower Kuttanad picking up the pieces

The Kolothu Jetty-bound KSRTC bus arrives at the Kainakari Jetty bus stop at 11.25 am.

published on : 17th September 2018

Kerala floods: Centre assures all possible support to state to rehabilitate affected people

Union Health Minister J P Nadda said he would evaluate with the state government the rehabilitation and rebuilding work being carried out in the affected areas.

published on : 7th September 2018

Kerala floods: Of a postponed wedding and the spirit of unity

The once-in-a-lifetime Kerala floods postponed the marriage of Mithun Shenoy, a software engineer, with Sangamitra, an assistant professor. But it also gave them an experience to remember...

published on : 5th September 2018

No provision to declare Kerala floods as national calamity: Alphons Kannanthanam

Alphons Kannanthanam today turned down the demand of Congress leaders to declare Kerala flood as a "national calamity" and said there was no provision in the Disaster Management Act 2005 to do so.

published on : 20th August 2018

Need electricians, plumbers, carpenters to bring Kerala to its feet: Union minister K J Alphons

At least 216 people have lost their lives in the floods and landslides triggered by 10 days of torrential rainfall in the state which has displaced over 7.24 lakh people.

published on : 20th August 2018

HIGHLIGHTS: Centre declares Kerala floods 'calamity of severe nature'

About 10,000 people are likely to be rescued by Monday in Kerala where rain-induced floods have claimed over 200 lives in the last 10 days, officials said.

published on : 20th August 2018

Kerala floods: How to save your water damaged phone during emergency

Follow these steps for increasing the chances of your phone's survival if it is dropped in water during an escape attempt

published on : 18th August 2018

PM Modi chairs high-level meeting, announces Rs 500 crore immediate flood relief for Kerala

The Prime Minister assured the state government that as requested additional relief materials including food grains and medicines would be provided.

published on : 18th August 2018

Kerala floods: Train Services affected; some trains fully/partially cancelled

A release from the Thiruvananthapuram division of Southern Railway on Saturday said the following changes in train services are introduced.

published on : 18th August 2018
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