Weather Update Red alert in 8 districts of Kerala flood like situation on roads due to heavy rains

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Heavy rains in Kerala

Highlights

  • Red alert issued in 8 districts and Yellow alert in Thiruvananthapuram
  • IMD issued alert
  • Water level of Pampa, Manimala and Achankovil rivers reached the danger mark

Weather Update: Incessant rains in various parts of Kerala have thrown life out of gear. Flood like situation has arisen due to water logging on the roads. Many people have had to leave their homes and take shelter in relief camps. At the same time, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for 8 districts of the state.

Red alert issued in 8 districts and Yellow alert in Thiruvananthapuram

The IMD has declared a red alert in eight districts including Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad and Kannur in the state on Thursday. Whereas except Thiruvananthapuram, an orange alert has been issued in the remaining districts. A yellow alert has been issued in the capital Thiruvananthapuram. Rail Alert indicates heavy rain (20 cm of rain in 24 hours), Orange Alert indicates very heavy rain (6 to 20 cm) and Yellow Alert indicates heavy rain.

Pampa, Manimala and Achankovil rivers on danger mark

The water level of various rivers like Pampa, Manimala and Achankovil in Pathanamthitta district has crossed or near the danger mark due to bad weather in the state. According to officials in Pathanamthitta district, several families have been shifted to relief camps due to the possibility of landslides and floods.

Meanwhile, district officials said that six shutters of the Malankara dam in Idukki were raised by 100 cms at 6 am. According to Idukki district officials, the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam was 135.35 feet at 11 am. Meanwhile, the IMD has forecast rain in many areas of Kerala from August 4 to 8.

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