Kerala rains

Kerala rains: State on high alert as rain set to continue, NDRF teams deployed

As rains continue to lash days ahead of the expected onset of Southwest monsoon, IMD has issued a red alert in 5 districts in Kerala on May 16. IMD issued a red alert in Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Kozhikode and Kannur districts. A few low lying areas in Kerala were flooded on May 15 due to heavy downpour.

published on : 16th May 2022

Kerala receives record rainfall this year since 1901

The state has recorded an all-time high rainfall during Northeast Monsoon this year since 1901, though the season is only midway. It has received 244.4mm rainfall till November 15 against the average of 103.8mm, an excess of 136%. The earlier highest rainfall was 823.3mm in 2010.

published on : 16th November 2021

Kerala Rains: Four dead, widespread damage as downpour continues

Heavy rain continued to lash most parts of the state on Sunday, leaving at least four people dead, damaging scores of houses and destroying a large extent of crops besides causing flood and landslips in some areas.

published on : 15th November 2021

Part of Maruthathoor bridge collapses as rains continue to wreak havoc in Thiruvananthapuram

Low lying areas in many parts of Thiruvananthapuram were flooded on Saturday as rivers and streams overflowed due to incessant rainfall, for over 12 hours, in the state capital.

published on : 13th November 2021

Mullaperiyar Dam Dispute: Tamil Nadu and Kerala lock horns over rising water levels

The water level in Mullaperiyar Dam rose to 138.95 feet at 11 am on October 30, 2021, prompting Tamil Nadu to release 1,675 cusecs of water into Periyar and causing concern among Kerala government authorities for the safety of those living in the vulnerable downstream areas.

published on : 30th October 2021

Kerala Rains: Floodgates of Idukki reservoir opened after 3 years, Cheruthoni river in full spate

 Ending hours of anxiety, the floodgates of the Idukki reservoir were opened at 11 am on Tuesday. The second, third and fourth shutters of the Cheruthoni dam, one of the three dams that form the Idukki reservoir, were opened in the presence of Electricity Minister K Krishnankutty and Water Resources Minister Roshy Augustine.

published on : 19th October 2021

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

Akin to the floods in 2018, three days of heavy rainfall have led to steady inflow and brimming water levels in Kerala's dams. The Kakki dam, part of Sabarigiri project, will open its shutters at 11 am on Monday, October 18, 2021, and the water level in Pampa river is expected to rise. With Ayyappa devotees waiting to proceed to Sabarimala hill shrine on Tuesday, the decision to release water has caused concern.

published on : 18th October 2021

Kerala rains: Death toll in flash floods and landslides rises to 20, rescue operations on

20 people have been killed in Kerala since last night, as a result of heavy rains that triggered landslides in the districts of Idukki and Kottayam. 12 have been found dead in Kottayam, and 6 in Idukki. At least 13 people have been reported missing, including five children. Meanwhile, the Centre will provide all possible assistance to the people of Kerala who have been affected by heavy rains and resulting floods.

published on : 17th October 2021

Kerala Rains: 3 dead, 10 persons reported missing following landside in Koottickal

Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low-pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal.Kottayam and Pathanamthitta are the most affected districts in Kerala due to heavy rains.In Kottayam, at least 13 persons were reported missing following a landslide in Koottickal panchayat.

published on : 16th October 2021

Kerala: 17 dead, 80 feared trapped under debris after massive landslide in Munnar

A major #landslide swept down a portion of the Pettimudi hills at Rajamala in #Munnar, in Idukki district, trapping scores of estate workers under heaps of debris.

published on : 8th August 2020

Kerala Floods: This Malappuram football team rescued 300 stranded families

A few young players of a local soccer club rescued around 300 families who were caught unawares as floodwaters gushed into their houses.

published on : 12th August 2019

Kerala Floods: Landslide sweeps away another colony in Malappuram district, kills nine

Kerala has witnessed over 80 landslides in the last four days, due to flash floods and heavy rainfall.   

published on : 11th August 2019

Kerala Floods: Death toll touches 70, glimpse from a relief camp

The northern districts of Wayanad, Malappuram and Kozhikode, which bore the brunt of the rain fury this season, have reported the most deaths so far.

published on : 10th August 2019
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