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Kerala Rains

Heavy rains to lash Madhya Pradesh, Kerala on Sunday; several trains cancelled

Several trains were cancelled or diverted following heavy rainfall and landslides in Kerala.

Aug 24, 2019, 22:55 PM IST

Heavy rains likely in Odisha, Kerala and coastal Karnataka, says IMD

"A cyclonic circulation lies over Westcentral and adjoining Northwest Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast between 1.5 and 4.5 km above mean sea level. Under its influence, isolated heavy to very heavy falls are very likely over Odisha next 72 hours," the weather agency said in its afternoon bulletin.

Aug 22, 2019, 20:31 PM IST

Death toll nears 200 in four flood-hit states; more rains predicted for next few days

The highest death toll of 91 was reported from Kerala, followed by 48 in Karnataka, 43 in Maharashtra and 8 in Odisha. The rescue operations have been intensified in all the state.

Aug 13, 2019, 20:40 PM IST

Kerala: At least 22 killed, thousands displaced amid floods, CM asks people to assist rescue ops

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday conducted a review meeting of the disaster management activities in the wake of incessant rains in the state, and informed that 22 people have died so far while over 22,000 people have been evacuated to relief camps set up in the state.

Aug 09, 2019, 15:17 PM IST

Heavy rain warning in Kerala, Karnataka for next 24 hours; Red alert in Kannur, Kasaragod

The rough weather conditions will prevail till Friday, July 26.

Jul 23, 2019, 10:17 AM IST

Idukki dam to be closed as rainfall decline in Kerala: Reports

The district authorities have decided not to open Kerala's Idukki dam on Friday after seeing a decline in the rain.

Oct 05, 2018, 18:50 PM IST

Kerala MeT dept issues fresh alert, heavy rainfall likely this week

Director of the State's Meteorological Department warns fishermen not to venture into the sea for the next 3-4 days.

Oct 04, 2018, 19:50 PM IST

Naturopath in Kerala held for spreading false information on Leptospirosis' treatment

Jacob Vadakkanchery used social media to propagate false agenda against the government and creating panic among the people. 

Sep 08, 2018, 18:47 PM IST

Kerala floods: 3 weeks of high alert issued in lieu of leptospirosis outbreak

Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that affects both humans and animals.

Sep 04, 2018, 06:47 AM IST

Kerala floods: 10 dead from Leptospirosis in a month, several others suffer from bacterial diseases

With life limping to normalcy, cleaning operations continued in several parts of the state, including worst-hit Kuttanad and Wayanad.

Sep 03, 2018, 11:26 AM IST

Man-made tragedy? Leader of opposition demands judicial inquiry into Kerala floods

The deadly monsoon rains savaged the state with heavy rains and severe floods.

Aug 31, 2018, 14:06 PM IST

Kerala floods: CM Pinarayi Vijayan to approach Malayalis abroad for funds, form high-level committee to rebuild state

With life limping to normalcy, cleaning operations continued in several parts of the state, including worst-hit Kuttanad and Wayanad.

Aug 31, 2018, 10:16 AM IST

Over 59,000 people housed in 305 relief camps: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Vijayan informed that Rs 738 crore has been deposited in the chief minister's distress relief fund till August 28 for the rehabilitation of flood-affected people and reconstruction of damaged infrastructure.

Aug 30, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Kerala floods: IAF provides medical assistance to nearly 2500 patients across relief camps - Watch

The over 2-minute clip has been shared by IAF on their official Twitter handle.

Aug 25, 2018, 12:22 PM IST

SC orders Tamil Nadu to maintain water level in Mullaperiyar Dam after Kerala blames it for floods

The development comes a day after Kerala government held Tamil Nadu responsible for the Kerala flood.

Aug 24, 2018, 12:52 PM IST

Rainwater subsides in Kerala but people's misery continues

Over 300 people lost their lives in Kerala and thousands have been displaced due to worst floods and landslides.

Aug 23, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

Kerala floods: Waters recede, people return home, relief ops continue - 10 developments

Train services resumed as government agencies scramble to prevent disease outbreaks.

Aug 21, 2018, 23:45 PM IST

Kerala floods are man-made, they happened because we ignored the experts

Sadly, the past 25 years have seen India make heroes out of those who talk big on growth while dismissing environmentalists as 'anti-development'.

Aug 21, 2018, 18:58 PM IST

Intensifying monsoon, low-pressure areas in Bay of Bengal proved deadly for Kerala: Experts

The coastal state along the Western Ghats witnessed unprecedented rainfall which claimed more than 223 lives, forced over 10 lakh people out of their homes and destroyed property worth several thousand crores.

Aug 21, 2018, 17:26 PM IST

Fee at three toll plazas in flood-hit Kerala waived off for a week

Many highways in the state have been flooded, including the stretches of NH-544 close to Aluva due to the unprecedented rains and opening of dams in several districts in the state.

Aug 21, 2018, 15:00 PM IST