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As death toll reaches 79, PM Modi discusses flood situation with Kerala CM

As death toll reaches 79, PM Modi discusses flood situation with Kerala CM

The death toll in the state reached 67 on Wednesday as the incessant rains claimed 25 more lives. 

Aug 16, 2018, 08:52 AM IST
25 die in a day in Kerala floods, CM Vijayan seeks immediate help from Centre

25 die in a day in Kerala floods, CM Vijayan seeks immediate help from Centre

The Kerala Chief Minister has requested Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to send additional teams of Army, National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) and Army Engineering Corps to Kerala on immediate

Aug 15, 2018, 23:51 PM IST
Flood situation in Kerala worst in state’s history, be careful: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Flood situation in Kerala worst in state’s history, be careful: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Amid the worsening flood situation in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that the state is “witnessing something that has never happened before in the history” of the southern coastal

Aug 15, 2018, 16:18 PM IST
IMD issues red alert for 8 districts of Kerala, Kochi airport shut till August 18

IMD issues red alert for 8 districts of Kerala, Kochi airport shut till August 18

A red alert, which means heavy to very heavy rainfall in most places, has been issued for Wayanad, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasargode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Idukki and Ernakulam Districts.

Aug 15, 2018, 11:22 AM IST
Kerala cancels Onam celebrations after widespread floods

Kerala cancels Onam celebrations after widespread floods

The amount set apart for the celebrations would be used for relief work in the state, CM Pinarayi Vijayan has said.

Aug 14, 2018, 23:13 PM IST
Rains continue to batter Kerala, people shifted to relief camps

Rains continue to batter Kerala, people shifted to relief camps

Rains continued to wreak havoc in many parts of Kerala with northern hill district of Wayanad experiencing widespread landslides and flooding overnight, forcing thousands of people to take shelter

Aug 14, 2018, 10:35 AM IST
Kerala floods: Colossal damage to tourism and plantation sector

Kerala floods: Colossal damage to tourism and plantation sector

Over 60,000 people have been displaced and rendered homeless with the death toll rising to 39.

Aug 13, 2018, 15:23 PM IST
Kerala Church sex scandal: 2 priests, accused of raping and blackmailing, surrender before court

Kerala Church sex scandal: 2 priests, accused of raping and blackmailing, surrender before court

Two of the four priests, accused of sexually abusing and blackmailing a married woman in Kerala's Malankara Orthodox Church, surrendered before the authorities on Monday.

Aug 13, 2018, 13:32 PM IST
Death toll in Kerala floods mounts to 39, state seeks Rs 400 crore from Centre

Death toll in Kerala floods mounts to 39, state seeks Rs 400 crore from Centre

The death toll in Kerala floods has mounted to 39, even as the Centre has announced an immediate relief of additional Rs 100 crore for the state. On Sunday, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had

Aug 13, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
Kerala rain: Idukki Dam water level nears maximum mark; Centre says flood situation 'serious'

Kerala rain: Idukki Dam water level nears maximum mark; Centre says flood situation 'serious'

Death toll in Kerala floods has gone up to 39.

Aug 13, 2018, 09:17 AM IST
Losses worth Rs 8,316 crore due to floods in Kerala, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Losses worth Rs 8,316 crore due to floods in Kerala, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

The chief minister announced the preliminary assessment of the loss was totalled at Rs 8,316 crore and said an additional amount of Rs 400 crore has also been requested from the Central government. 

Aug 12, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj assures free replacement of passports damaged in Kerala floods

Sushma Swaraj assures free replacement of passports damaged in Kerala floods

Reports suggest at least 29 people have lost their lives across Kerala in the floods and around 54,000 have been left homeless. 

Aug 12, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
Rajnath Singh announces immediate relief of additional Rs 100 crores, after aerial survey of Kerala floods

Rajnath Singh announces immediate relief of additional Rs 100 crores, after aerial survey of Kerala floods

Singh tweeted, "Heading to Kerala to take stock of the flood situation in the state. Shall conduct a survey of the flood-affected areas and also visit the relief campsites."

Aug 12, 2018, 16:17 PM IST
Never before destruction witnessed in Kerala floods, says CM; assures all help to those in need

Never before destruction witnessed in Kerala floods, says CM; assures all help to those in need

Over 1000 people including elderly women and children were rescued from various locations across the state.

Aug 12, 2018, 14:37 PM IST
Death toll mounts to 37, Rajnath Singh to visit flood-hit Kerala on Sunday

Death toll mounts to 37, Rajnath Singh to visit flood-hit Kerala on Sunday

Union home minister Rajnath Singh was expected to travel to the state on Sunday to take a stock of the relief and rescue operations, Kurian added.

Aug 12, 2018, 06:18 AM IST
Home Minister Rajnath Singh to visit flood-hit Kerala on Sunday

Home Minister Rajnath Singh to visit flood-hit Kerala on Sunday

Rajnath Singh, accompanied by Tourism Minister K J Alphons and senior officers from the Ministry of Home Affairs, will visit the floods and landslides affected areas, a Home Ministry statement said.

Aug 11, 2018, 21:11 PM IST
Death toll reaches 37 in Kerala, red alert issued in several districts

Death toll reaches 37 in Kerala, red alert issued in several districts

In the southern state, a red alert has been declared in Ernakulam, Palakkad, Malappuram and Calicut till August 11; Idukki and Wayanad till August 14; and in Kannur till August 13. 

Aug 11, 2018, 17:23 PM IST
Relief for people in Kerala as rain subsides, waters in Idukki recede; CM announces compensation

Relief for people in Kerala as rain subsides, waters in Idukki recede; CM announces compensation

The flood situation is believed to be slowly improving in Kerala.

Aug 11, 2018, 13:21 PM IST
Non-stop rain in Kerala leaves 29 dead, 54,000 homeless; Navy launches 'Operation Madad'

Non-stop rain in Kerala leaves 29 dead, 54,000 homeless; Navy launches 'Operation Madad'

At least 29 people have died and nearly 54,000 people have been left homeless due to non-stop rains in Kerala.

Aug 11, 2018, 06:41 AM IST
Rains in Kerala intensifies, all five floodgates of Idukki dam now open

Rains in Kerala intensifies, all five floodgates of Idukki dam now open

With all the five floodgates of the Idukki dam opened, water is rushing down the Periyar lake causing huge loss to the crops and properties.

Aug 10, 2018, 16:41 PM IST

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