At least 26 people have been killed and several are feared buried under the debris after a landslide due to heavy rain at Rajamalai in Idukki district. Thiruvananthapuram: The India Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains in Kerala for the next five days. Three people, including two children, have died so far in rain-related incidents in Kerala, officials said on Wednesday. THE TIMES OF INDIA | Aug 08, 2020, 23:37:18 IST. Chengannur was one of the worst-hit places in the 2018 floods. Pathanamthitta district collector P B Nooh said by releasing 82 cubic feet of water for nine hours, water level in the dam was expected to be maintained at the blue alert level of 982m. Later he will be meeting those receiving treatment at hospitals. Rain lashed parts of Kozhikode in Kerala on Saturday evening. Over 50 people are still believed to be trapped, even as rescue work is still underway in Idukki. A red alert has been sounded for three north Kerala districts of Malappuram, Kannur and Kozhikode, which bore the brunt of the flood fury and landslides last week. Following very heavy rainfall, the search operations have been stopped at the site at Rajamala in Pettimudi. The IMD has forecasted that heavy rains are likely to continue in Kerala for the next two days. Heavy rains continued in Kerala today with the weather department issuing an orange alert for 10 districts after a low pressure area had formed over … A red warning has been issued in Kannur, Kozhikode and Malappuram in Kerala after the state began receiving heavy rains on Thursday, August 8. At least 14 people were killed and over 50 others feared trapped in debris after a landslide triggered by heavy rains flattened a row of dwelling units of tea estate workers at Pettimudi in this high-range district in Kerala early Friday, police and officials said. Rainfall is expected to intensify into the night. Red alert has been issued for Idukki and all of North Kerala, including Malappuram, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod tonight according to the latest bulletin of the IMD. Rescue work at the Pettimudi landslide site, Rescue work going on at the Pettimudi landslide site #KeralaLandslide #KeralaFloods https://t.co/qo6ZWp3wwJ, People using tractors after roads get flooded in Chengannur, #Watch: People depending on tractors after roads get flooded in Chengannur #Keralafloods https://t.co/e6B2G5mSEN, Copyright © 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel continue rescue operation at the landslide site in Rajamala, Iduk… https://t.co/cGwpptVc7D. NDRF team operational at Malappuram evacuated around 27 people from flood-affected areas, today. Stay with TOI for all updates. https://t.co/49wlz4vmpC, Weather update for the next 3 hours says moderate rainfall accompanied with gusty wind speed reaching 40kmph is likely at one or two places in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Idukki, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur & Kasaragod districts of Kerala and over Lakshadweep Islands, Death toll rises to 20 following massive landslides at Idukki's Rajamala, Orange alert for all districts except Trivandrum and Kollam: IMD, Red alert for 4 districts including Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad and Wayanad, Copyright © 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. The full reservoir level (FRL) of the dam is 115.6m. Outer bund of Kainakary Valiyathuruthu paddy filed in Kuttanad breached. India. As many as 17 bodies of Pettimudy landslide victims were recovered on Sunday, taking the death toll in the tragedy to 43. Despite bad weather, relief and rescue teams have been putting massive efforts reach out to the affected people. Orange alert, indicating heavy to very heavy rains, was issued for Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Palakkad districts for today. News agency ANI reported that with the strengthening of the southwest monsoon continuous heavy rains in Idukki district and the catchment area of the Periyar river, the dam was opened to release excess water. Kerala rain alert: Heavy monsoon rains in the state likely today; yellow alert issued. The Met Department has advised people to stay alert and fishermen to stay away from the sea. Toll in Kerala landslide rises to 14. Thiruvananthapuram: Four persons have died and three, including two fishermen from Tamil Nadu, are missing as rains continued to lash Kerala, with red alert being sounded in Kasargod, Idukki, Kozhikode and Kannur districts of the state till July 23. Rains over north interior Karnataka will be light. Malayalam News. (PTI). Alappuzha district administration has started to evacuate people residing along the banks of Pamba's tributaries. It had also predicted rainfall in different parts of the state. Updated Jun 02, 2020 | 12:49 IST Kerala monsoon: Squally weather wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting 60 kmph likely to prevail along and off Kerala coast. Kerala News In Malayalam • കേരളം പുതിയ വാർത്തകൾ • Latest Malayalam News Updates In Kerala • Read Live News Today From Kerala • Kerala Election News •.Kerala News. The flood-hit northern parts are limping back to normalcy, officials said. Orange alerts for five districts as Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Malappuram and Kannur today, All red alerts withdrawn on Monday as intensity of the rains will come down this week as active spell of southwest monsoon is over. In Kerala, a red alert has been issued for Malappuram and Kozhikode as extremely heavy rains are expected in central areas of the state. Water level is increasing in all parts of the area #KeralaRains #KeralaFloods https://t.co/DyvGyoxf9z. Rain continued to lash many parts of Kerala on Sunday amid predictions of extremely heavy rainfall in six districts, raising concerns of aggravated flood situation in low lying areas, even as the death toll in the recent massive landslide in Idukki district rose to 43 with 17 more bodies being retrieved from the debris. Flight operations at Cochin International Airport in Kerala have been stopped till 3 pm on Sunday due to heavy rain, airport officials said today. More than 75 people, mostly tea estate workers reported missing in Pettimudi, Rajamalai in Kerala's Munnar due to landslide after heavy rains continue to lash the state since last night. (Representative image by Reuters) Sounding a Red Alert, the IMD said yesterday that these districts are likely to receive over 20 cm rain in the next 24 hours. Kerala rains LIVE UPDATES: An aerial view of flood-hit areas of Aluva in Kochi, Friday. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service, Kerala rains live updates: Let-up in downpour; Idukki landslide toll rises to 49, Kerala: Amid bird flu scare, people avoid poultry products, The 49th Kerala State Art Exhibition begins in Kochi, Kochi-based arm wrestler Rahul Panicker beats ‘world’s strongest bodybuilder’ Larry Wheels, Kerala: Congress-led UDF creates ruckus during assembly session, 22nd Kerala assembly session to commence on Jan 8: Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan, Kerala all set to begin Covid vaccination, Kerala polls: WPI rules out truck with UDF, Central team to meet Kerala health minister today, Terms of Use and Grievance Redressal Policy. People living in landslide-prone areas have been advised to shift to relief centres. Two bodies remain unidentified. Kerala rains live updates: Let-up in downpour; Idukki landslide toll rises to 49. Kocchi, Aug 07: Thirteen people have died, several still missing after a major landslide in Munnar as heavy rains continues to batter Kerala. With torrential rains lashing several parts of Kerala, particularly the hilly Wayanad and Idukki districts, low-lying areas have been inundated. #KeralaRains: Search underway for the missing people from the landslide site at Rajamala in Idukki. There was no red alert warning in any of the state's 14 districts as the intensity of rains decreased and the affected areas started limping back to normalcy, although hundreds of the flood-hit people are still housed in relief camps, particularly in Alappuzha, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta and Ernakulam districts. The rivers had overflown inundating several lowlying areas in the district. With a let-up in the downpour, water receded in many low-lying areas of rain-ravaged central Kerala, while the toll in landslip-hit Pettimudi in Idukki rose to 49 with six more bodies being recovered from the debris as rescue operations continued to trace those missing. IMD forecast very heavy rainfall in isolated areas in the state, prompting the authorities to sound orange alerts in eight districts - Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasargod districts. The well-marked low pressure area moved westwards and now lies over Northwest & adjoining Northeast Arabian Sea and neighbourhood causing reduction in rainfall activity over Gujarat state. The minister will also speak to NDRF personnel who have been engaged in flood relief and rescue activities. Incessant rain, breaching of outer bunds and overflowing of rivers have forced the district administration to shift 3,205 people of 935 families to 69 relief camps. With several parts of Kerala receiving downpour since Tuesday night, many low lying areas have been waterlogged, even as the toll in the rain-battered state has gone up to 95 so far. Monsoon trough is near to its normal position and continues to be active. Kanan Devan Hills Plantations (KDHP) announces a financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh each for the families of the company employees who have lost their lives due to Pettimudi landslide near Munnar. 5 shutters of the Aruvikkara dam were opened early today morning.5 shutters of Aruvikkara dam opened due to heavy rain in Kerala Kerala rains hurt rubber production Production for April-July 2018 is down 14per cent from a year … Kerala also attended the meeting. PM Narendra Modi on Monday held a virtual meeting with chief ministers of six states to review flood situation in which he emphasised extensive use of innovative technologies for improving forecast and warning system. The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority has warned about the possibilities of landslides in the hilly areas already hit by extremely heavy rainfall in the past few days and directed people living in the region and government authorities to be vigilant. However normal rains will continue, Warning issued on opening of dam shutters. Six shutters of Pamba dam were raised to 60cm each on Sunday following incessant rains in the catchment areas of the dam. Stay with TOI for all updates. (PTI) Kerala Rains Highlights: The heavy downpour resulting into flooding and landslides has claimed 57 lives in Kerala, PTI reported. A red alert has been sounded for three north Kerala districts of Malappuram, Kannur and Kozhikode, which bore the brunt of the flood fury and landslides last week. Two rain … Kerala rain flood news, Mumbai rains weather news, Bangalore Karnataka weather news, Delhi weather rains news: Kerala to witness rainfall today. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea. Kerala Landslide Latest Updates. Two teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have initiated search and rescue operations on Saturday morning. IMD said that under its influence, scattered heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy falls very likely to continue over Kerala & Mahe during next 24 hrs and isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy falls likely during subsequent 24 hours. Yellow alert has been issued in 10 … Ernakulam suffers a loss of Rs 1.23 crore in widespread damage caused by heavy rainfall, Water level increasing in Kerala's Kuttanad area, A house flooded in #Kuttanad. Blue alert has been declared in Pamba dam. It has affected paddy cultivation in 102 acres. At least 12 gruel centres (non-residential camp for serving food only) were also opened in Kuttanad. 17 more bodies recovered, landslide toll rises to 43. The Kerala red rain phenomenon was a blood rain event that occurred in Wynaad (Ambalavayil area) region of Malabar on Monday, 15 July 1957 and the colour subsequently turned yellow and also 25 July to 23 September 2001, when heavy downpours of red-coloured rain fell sporadically on the southern Indian state of Kerala, staining clothes pink. Rain activities are expected to continue today over many parts of the South Peninsula. Continuous rains in flood-hit areas of Kerala have made the situation worse. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had issued a red alert in the district for the day. With a let up in the downpour, water receded in many low-lying areas of rain ravaged central Kerala on Monday. Also, 13 NDRF teams are deployed in Kerala. In Chengannur taluk, 1,452 people are staying in 30 relief camps. Rains to lash Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Vishakhapatnam March 7, 2020 More rain likely in Kerala and Karnataka today, weather activity to increase in Telangana and Tamil Nadu from March 5 Thiruvananthapuram: With several parts of Kerala receiving downpour since Tuesday night, many low lying areas have been waterlogged, even as the toll in the rain-battered state has gone up to 95 so far. The IMD said the probabilistic forecast suggests the rainfall over the country as a whole during second half of southwest monsoon season (August to September) most likely to be normal (94-106% of Long Period Average). According to reports, the IMD issued an Orange alert warning for Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam, Idukki and Malappuram districts; and Yellow alert warning for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alapuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki and Thrissur districts. In view of heavy rains in the district on Sunday, the irrigation department has issued a warning on opening of shutters of Malampuzha and Walayar reservoirs in the coming days. The search operations were intensified on the day, with the rescue personnel split into teams so as to widen the search and two sniffer dogs pressed into service. New Delhi: 17 people died in a landslide at Rajamalai in Idukki district due to heavy rain for the past four days.Kerala Health Minister has said that a mobile medical team and 15 ambulances have been sent to the incident site. Over 250 families to be shifted to relief camp on Sunday from the area. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel continue rescue operation at the landslide site in Rajamala, Idukki. Yellow, green and black rain was also reported. Kerala Kerala rains: Red alert issued in Kasargod, Kozhikode, Wayanad; shutters of Idukki dam opened. (PTI), Level - 136.60ftInflow - Average 4141 c/sDischarge - 2100c/s, Level 136.55ftInflow - average 4008 c/sDischarge - 2100c/s. After five days of intense rainfall, Wayanad district got a respite on Sunday with rains subsiding which led to receding of water levels in the rivers. Heavy rains lash Kerala, orange alert in 10 districts Heavy rain expected in Uttarakhand, east Rajasthan today IMD predicts light to moderate rains over Karnataka coastal districts Search underway for the missing people at Rajamala in Idukki. Kerala flood: Torrential rains lashed Wayanad, Kozhikode and Malappuram districts with rivers overflowing, inundating many low-lying areas. India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that heavy rainfall will continue in many places in Kerala on Monday though no red alert was issued for in any district. People living in hilly areas have also been shifted to relief camps. While the deaths due to landslide near Munnar are on the rise, Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday spoke to his counterpart and Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan and offered all help in rescue operations. During the next 24 hours, south Tamil Nadu, Kerala and many parts of Karnataka will receive moderate to heavy rains with one or two very heavy spells. Death toll in Idukki landslide rises to 26. Strong southwesterly/westerly monsoon flow prevailing over the Arabian Sea and along & off west coast at lower tropospheric levels likely to continue for next 2 days. Rain continues to lash Kerala; landslide toll rises to 43. Alappuzha: More than 3,000 people in relief camps. The weather update for the next three hours says that moderate to heavy rainfall accompanied with gusty wind speed reaching 40kmph is likely at one or two places in Kollam, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur & Kasaragod districts of Kerala and over Lakshadweep Islands. Orange alert sounded for Pathnamthitta, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Palakkad. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service, Kerala rain live updates: Idukki landslide toll rises to 26; Red alert for 6 districts, Kerala: Amid bird flu scare, people avoid poultry products, The 49th Kerala State Art Exhibition begins in Kochi, Kochi-based arm wrestler Rahul Panicker beats ‘world’s strongest bodybuilder’ Larry Wheels, Kerala: Congress-led UDF creates ruckus during assembly session, 22nd Kerala assembly session to commence on Jan 8: Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan, Kerala all set to begin Covid vaccination, Kerala polls: WPI rules out truck with UDF, Central team to meet Kerala health minister today, Terms of Use and Grievance Redressal Policy. Manorama Online While twenty people have been killed in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts, and nine have died in Wayanad since August 8. The released water flowed to Pamba River and it took around five hours for this water to reach Ranni. Also Read - Ray of Hope: 110-year-old Kerala … THE TIMES OF INDIA | Aug 10, 2020, 21:56:02 IST. 6:20: Southern Railway has suspended operations on two routes and cancelled over 20 trains due to floods caused by torrential rains in various regions of Palakkad division in Kerala. Nowscast for next three hours says moderate rainfall accompanied with gusty wind speed reaching 40 kmph is likely at isolated places in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Thrissur, Idukki, Ernakulam, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur & Kasaragod districts of Kerala. Kerala: Idukki landslide leaves 15 dead, over 40 missing; CM Vijayan, PM Modi announce ex-gratia for victims Kerala Rains, Weather Forecast Today: The remoteness of the area, broken power and communication lines, heavy fog and uninterrupted rainfall are all seen as factors impacting effective relief operations at the landslide site. Heavy rain: Six shutters of Pamba dam opened. A red alert of extremely heavy rainfall has been sounded for Idukki, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Wayanad on Saturday in the latest bulletin issued by the IMD just now. Kerala Rains LIVE Updates: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted extremely heavy rainfall in Kasaragod, Kannur, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Malappuram and Alappuzha districts for today. The water level in Malampuzha reservoir stood at 110.49m on Sunday and when it crosses 11.08m, the water would be released. Heavy rains lash Southern Kerala. After 5 days, Wayanad gets brief respite from rains. Two rain-related deaths were also reported from Uttar Pradesh where several parts saw heavy overnight showers. The water level of Walayar is 199.95m as against the FRL of 203m, said an irrigation department official. According to the official list prepared by the Idukki district administration, 23 persons have died in the landslide and four are admitted in the hospital, as efforts were under way amid continuing rains to locate those missing. IMD issued an orange alert for Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Malappuram and Kannur and said there is a possibility in reduction of heavy rainfall from Tuesday. Kerala rain Heavy to very heavy rains may batter Kerala on Dec 6, 7; Yellow, Orange alerts issued for these districts. Minister of state, external affairs, V Muraleedharan will visit flood-affected Rajamala area near Munnar in Kerala. A Red alert has been issued for Idukki and all of North Kerala, including Malappuram, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod tonight according to the latest bulletin of the IMD. As many as 44 tribespeople from 12 families of Parappanpara tribal colony were shifted to relief camps on Sunday following threat of landslide in the area. 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