Idukki/Wayanad (Kerala), Aug 11 (ANI): Incessant rain continued to lash parts of Kerala, killing at least 29 people in the last 72 hours. A torrential rain that struck the southern state of Kerala had..
If it was mismanagement in controlling the water from Idukki dam that sent the Periyar into Kochi city in Kerala, in Pathanamthitta and especially Pandanad which saw the deepest of the miseries, it was.. Firstpost - Published
Flood-ravaged Kerala has witnessed the worst-ever floods since 1924 with 373 people losing lives, 87 injured and 32 missing so far. As per ground report of the National Emergency Response Centre of the.. DNA - Published
In August, Kerala recorded rainfall that was 170 per cent above normal, turning the floods into a calamity of disastrous proportions, India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) data showed. In contrast,.. DNA - Published
From flood-ravaged Kerala comes a story of grit of the Coast Guard and armed forces personnel who saved a newly-born baby in a night-long rescue operation near the Idukki dam two days ago. Firstpost - Published
Even as Kerala is facing its worst ever monsoon floods, environmentalists call it as a man-made disaster citing the government's failure on the environmental policy front. They attributed the.. DNA - Published
Indian Navy has commneced the airlift operations in Trichur, Aluva and Muvattupuzha area. The airlift operation by Indian Navy has so far rescued 36 people stranded in the state. People are being.. DNA - Published
The toll in rain and flood-related incidents in Kerala climbed to 67 with 25 deaths reported on Wednesday. Some carriers announced cancellation and diversion of flights in and out of Kochi after.. DNA - Published
The Kerala Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) has informed that the discharge of water from Idukki dam will be increased to 1500 cumecs at 5 pm. I was increased from 1300 cumecs at 3 pm to 1400.. Firstpost - Published
Cochin International Airport will fall off the aviation map for nearly four days with Cial officials informing that airport will stop all operations till Saturday due the incessant rains and excess of.. IndiaTimes - Published
Even as Kerala had begun to heave a sigh of relief with the fall in water levels in Idukki dam reservoir, a next dam crisis appears to be looming further upstream as the Mullaperiyar dam where the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Water level in the Idukki dam has receded to 2,397.58 feet, alleviating concerns about floods in fresh downstream areas however five shutters of Cheruthoni dam, part of Idukki reservoir, will continue.. Firstpost - Published
Though rains continue at several parts of the state, the intensity is below the predicted level. The IMD has predicted heavy rain for Monday too. Fishermen have been warned against venturing into the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Flood situation improved marginally in Kerala with water level in Idukki reservoir receding for the second straight day from 2,400.6ft on Saturday to 2,398.68ft on Sunday evening. However, heavy rain.. IndiaTimes - Published
Heavy rains have battered the nothern and central Kerala since August 8. The state has been affected majorly by the Southwest Monsoon. Death toll has reached 32 and according to state offcials, over.. DNA - Published
Flash floods in Kerala have so far killed 37 people, officials said on Saturday, after torrential downpours led to landslides and overflowing reservoirs across the state.
Union Home Minister Rajnath.. DNA - Published
Thousands living around the Idukki dam and in Ernakulam and Thrissur heaved a sigh of relief on Saturday as the heavy rains predicted in Kerala did not happen and as a result the Idukki dam waters.. IndiaTimes - Published
The flood situation in Kerala worsened on Friday as all five sluice gates of the Idukki dam were opened and shutters of over two dozen other dams were lifted, submerging vast areas in the state which.. IndiaTimes - Published
In the wake of heavy rainfall in the catchment area of Idukki dam, a high level meeting is being convened to look at the option of releasing more volume of water from Idukki dam. IndiaTimes - Published
The heavy South West Monsoon has wreaked havoc in Kerala as water levels continue to rise in rivers and reservoirs. A third red alert was issued for the Idukki Dam reservoir on Thursday night. Firstpost - Published
At least 22 people have died in Kerala due to heavy rains and landslides, the Home Ministry said today.
According to a home ministry spokesperson, of the total deaths, 11 people died in Idukki.. DNA - Published
As a measure of precaution, the Cochin International Airport Limited (Cial) has stopped its arrival operation from 1.10 pm on Thursday. The move comes after the third shutter of the Idukki dam has been.. IndiaTimes - Published
At least 18 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala early today, officials said.
According to the disaster control room sources, 10 people were killed in landslides in.. DNA - Published
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala today, leading to copious inflows into reservoirs and sounding of a red alert at Idamalayar dam in Ernakulam district.
The rapid rise in water levels at.. DNA - Published
The government machinery in Kerala continued to be on alert with the water level in the Idukki dam inching towards the maximum, even as rain lashed many parts of the state, claiming two lives on.. Firstpost - Published
One of the highest arch dams in Asia, Kerala's Idukki Dam is going to be opened for the first time in 26 years, owing to rising water level of the Periayar River following heavy monsoon rains in.. Firstpost - Published
The water level in the Idukki reservoir rose to 2395.38 at 10am on Tuesday morning in the catchment area. On Monday night, the dam safety wing of the Kerala state electricity board had changed the code.. IndiaTimes - Published