Due to the heavy rain in major parts of Kerala, around 54,000 people are Homeless and death toll reaches to 37. We bring the Kerala Flood Latest Updates for you. State government announce high alert in the area as more rain is forecast in many parts. Two fisherman is drown away when their boat turned in the water at Thiruvananthapuram coast.
More than 60,000 people including women, Senior citizens, kids shifted to relief camps in the southern state. The NDRF(National Disaster Response Force), Air Force, Ten Columns of Army, One unit of Madras regiment are deployed at the flood area’s.
Whether officials update that on Saturday, Idukki district record 90mm of rainfall till Saturday morning, Sunday morning it was 40mm. Out of 37 deaths, 11 people died in Idukki district itself. 5 deaths reported from Malappuram district, 3 deaths in Waynad and 2 deaths in Kannur district. As per the reports, water level in Periyar river has risen, which is a serious matter.
Warnings for the Tourists:
Strict warnings for tourists, Please do not enter in the hilly Idukki district as roads collapse at many places. Idukki is considered at one of the best place to visit as it have forests and mountains on 97% area of the district.This is also known as spice garden of Kerala & second largest district of Kerala after Palakkad. state Tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran inform that approximate 50 tourists, which include 24 foreigners rescued and taken to the safe place. They stuck in the Plum Judy resort at Munnar.
Though army soldiers are working day and night to construct small bridges for people at Kozhikode and Wayanad districts.
Whether department announce the Kerala Flood Latest Updates and warn the region people that there may be more water release from the Idukki reservoir. Alsot there are chances of very heavy rain in the region, issue red alert in the Idukki and its neighboring districts(Wayanad, Kannur, Ernakulam, Palakkad and Malappuram).
Dead bodies of a mother and her daughter found in the water behind their house at Kuttanad in Alappuzha district. 4 more dead bodies recovered in the state, making death toll of 37.
Landslides in the Region:
However, total 25 landslides reported in the region. Out of 25, 21 landslides are reported in Idukki district only. Around 1501 house are damage due to rain & Flood. Approximate 101 houses are completely destroyed, revenue officials state.
People living near to Cheruthoni river in Idukki, Periyar river in Kochi are warn against the overflow of water in the river.Water level in the Idukki reservoirs already cross the maximum capacity. It force the officials to release more water by opening of 2 more gates. Water level in the Idukki dam reservoir came down to 2400.60 ft at 4pm on Saturday.
However, Cochin International Airport is functioning well so far. Though there is no report of cancellation of services so far.
Site visit and Financial Assistance:
Also state Revenue minister E Chandrasekharan already review the flood situations in the reion and inform the necessary steps will be taken. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan review the flood situations. And announce the help of Rs 4 lakh for the relatives of those who die in the rain, Rs 10 lakh help for people who’s home are completely destroy.
Union Home Minister, Mr. Rajnath Singh made aerial survey of the demolish Kerala.
However he provide the aid of Rs 100 crore to the state that total has estimated its damages of approximate Rs 8,316 crore. Mr. Singh mention that situation is very serious. Though he mention that Home Minister Pinarayi Vijayan government has submitted a memorandum of approximate 8,316 crore losses and Rs 1,220 crore help.
Though as per the Kerala Flood Latest Updates in Palakkad district, the flood waters started decreasing today. Also water release from dam was less. Below are the helpline numbers of all districts of Kerala for assistance.
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