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

WATCH | Road collapses during massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh

In a horrifying video that surfaced on social media, a massive landslide can be seen in Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur district. A long section of the road is seen crumpling, being carried away by the debris from the mountainside.

published on : 31st July 2021

Kerala landslide: Six more bodies pulled out as toll rises to 49, 22 still missing

Rescue workers on Monday pulled out the bodies of six tea estate workers who went missing after the devastating landslide at #Rajamala near #Munnar four days ago.

published on : 10th August 2020

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: 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

11 people killed in landslides in western Nepal

The incident occurred in ward number 3 and 4 of the Satyavati Rural Municipality. As many as 200 houses in the area remain in danger of being swept away from the further possible landslides.

published on : 25th July 2019

Kerala under siege as heavy rains trigger landslides

A flood-like situation prevails in Kuttumpuzha town where the Idamalayar and Pooyamkutty rivers join. Tribal colonies in Kuttampuzha panchayat have been cut off from the mainland.

published on : 10th August 2018

Watch: Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur witnesses massive landslide

A massive landslide occurred in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur on Tuesday. Himachal Pradesh has been plagued with landslides owing to heavy rainfall and flooding.

published on : 8th August 2018

Heavy rainfall causes Darhali river to overflow in Rajouri district of J-K

Heavy rainfall continued on Saturday causing the overflow of Darhali river, the district administration has issued an alert to the people living near the river for flood and also for landslide.

published on : 30th June 2018

Kerala landslide: Death toll rises to 8

The death toll in the landslide in Kerala's Kozhikode district has risen to eight. Search and rescue operations are still on for six more people. 

published on : 16th June 2018
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