They also added that at least 35 families out of a total of 150 living in the village need to be shifted immediately given the anticipated threat to lives.
Landslides on the ghat road cut off access to 32 hamlets in Burgur as well as to neighbouring Karnataka more than five times so far.
The India Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert in all districts in the state except Thrissur, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod on Friday.
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The natural disaster has also destroyed paddy worth NRP 7.2 billion in three provinces in the country. At least 40 people are also missing in floods and landslides, according to officials.
Landslides are the third biggest natural disasters in the world, with India experiencing the biggest bulk of them -- 15 per cent of the country is prone to landslides.
Tomato prices across the region soared beyond Rs 100 from Rs 45-55 a week ago.
Using bamboo to prevent landslides has been found successful in many countries like Malaysia, the Philippines and Nepal.
The Railways has regulated train movement in the Kollam-Sengottai ghat section from Sunday in the wake of the adverse weather conditions in the state.
A pall of gloom descended on Koottikkal panchayat on Sunday, a day after landslides killed several people and washed away many houses in the high range areas.
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.
Abin's father Shaji Chirayil fell into the Pullakayar river while trying to save him as the family was trying to reach higher ground.
Around 25 families reside in the area. Seven houses were destructed and seven lives were lost, locals said.
A fresh spell of rain is expected from Wednesday, Oct 20, with isolated heavy rain likely to continue for the subsequent three to four days, the weather department warned.
Abhilash told that the high range areas of Western Ghats region in Kerala is very susceptible to landslides.
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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