Kerala rains

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

Kerala floods HIGHLIGHTS: CM Pinarayi Vijayan says 33 lives lost on Saturday; death toll rises to 357

Torrential rains, overflowing rivers and a series of landslides have resulted in the death of over 150 people in the state in three days.

published on : 17th August 2018

Let's do our bit: Actors, administration join hands for Kerala flood relief operations

Actors appeal to public to contribute cloths and other materials at the sports centre. They also inform that Anbodu Kochi will not accept cash donations and more importantly- used clothes.

published on : 14th August 2018

Flood situation grave in Kerala, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan; toll rises to 22

Most of the deaths have been reported from Idukki district (11), followed by Malappuram (6), Kozhikode (2) and Wayanad (1), Ernakulam (2) in the last 24 hours.

published on : 9th August 2018

Kerala opens Idukki dam shutter after 26 years as water level crosses crucial 2398 ft mark

The water level recorded in Idukki Dam on Thursday was at 2398.80 ft, which is only 0.20 ft away from issuing red alert.

published on : 9th August 2018

Constituencies in Kerala flooded: Where are the MLAs?

With several places witnessing the worst floods in two decades, Express does a reality check on the presence of people’s representatives in affected areas.

published on : 21st July 2018

Heavy rains wreak havoc in North Kerala: Six including three kids killed, over ten missing in landslide, floods

District Collector U V Jose has convened an emergency meeting of the Disaster Management Team and Revenue officials at Collectorate on Thursday morning.

published on : 14th June 2018

Heavy rains, winds in Idukki district damage standing crops, tourism industry hit

Although the heavy rain brought a lot of respite to the people from scorching temperatures, they also caused a lot of misery to the farmers.Although the heavy rain brought a lot of respite to the peop

published on : 12th June 2018

13 die in rain-related incidents in Kerala in two days; CM Pinarayi Vijayan issues alert

In the state capital, a man was electrocuted to death when he came in contact with a power line that snapped in gusty winds at nearby Neyyatinkara, while another died in a tree fall.

published on : 10th June 2018

Heavy rains lash Kerala as southwest monsoon becomes active

The Southwest Monsoon hit the state on May 28, marking the arrival of the rainy season in the country, private weather forecasting agency Skymet had said.

published on : 7th June 2018

Cyclone Ockhi: No tsunami in Bay of Bengal region, says IMD as false WhatsApp messages create panic

The Indian Meteorological Department told media that there was no likelihood of a tsunami forming due to Cyclone Ockhi in the Bay of Bengal region, dispelling fake news alerts and rumours on WhatsApp.

published on : 30th November 2017

Cyclone Ockhi alert in Kerala: No bathing in Pamba, don’t go to hilly areas, fishermen stay home

The State Disaster Management Authority has issued an alert for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Kottayam districts.

published on : 30th November 2017

Rain lashes Kerala; Holiday for schools, colleges tomorrow

Rail traffic was partially affected on the Kottayam-Thiruvananthapuram route as earth caved in and onto the track following heavy rains.

published on : 17th September 2017
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