Kokkayar

2021 floods: Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad suggests ban on construction, quarrying in fragile areas

As part of preempting future disasters and strategies for mitigating miseries, KSSP, in the report, asked to ban all building constructions near first and second order streams in steep slopes.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Kerala landslide was 'reactivation' of 2020 incident that went unnoticed, say geologists

Dr K R Baiju, director, School of Environmental Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, said they had reported a landslide on September 6, 2020 at Ilamkad-Moopanmala in Kokkayar panchayat

published on : 20th October 2021

A loud sound, a last call & a heartbreaking sight: Kerala's Poovanchi landslide

It was raining heavily. Pappachan of Kalarickal house was in his home at Poovanchi, a hilly village in Kokkayar panchayat here, on Saturday when he heard a loud sound.

published on : 18th October 2021

12-year-old escapes, but loses his father in Makochi, Idukki

Abin's father Shaji Chirayil fell into the Pullakayar river while trying to save him as the family was trying to reach higher ground.

published on : 18th October 2021