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Kerala Rain Highlights: National highway at Alappuzha blocked for over 3 hours amid heavy rainfall

Kerala Rain Highlights: IMD sounds red alert in the state, forecasts extremely heavy rainfall.
People seen walking with umbrellas amid heavy rainfall.
People seen walking with umbrellas amid heavy rainfall.

Kerala Rain Highlights: With heavy rains persisting in several parts of Kerala, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday placed two districts of the state on red alert, forecasting extremely heavy rainfall in those regions. According to the latest update from the weather agency, the red alert was sounded in Pathanamthitta and Idukki....Read More

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Authorities also warned of high waves in the range of 0.4 to 3.3 meters and potential sea incursions along the coast of Kerala from Vizhinjam in the south to Kasaragod in the north until Thursday night.

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In response to the relentless heavy rains, health minister Veena George announced the opening of a state control room in the Health Department Directorate to strengthen epidemic prevention activities.

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May 23, 2024 10:48 PM IST

Kerala rain: CM Vijayan advises people to remain cautious amid IMD's red alert in state | Details

The India Meteorological Department on Thursday revised its weather forecast and issued a red alert for two districts in Kerala amid heavy rainfall. The alert was issued for Ernakulam and Thrissur districts, which were earlier under orange alert. Meanwhile, an orange alert was also sounded in Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts of the state. Dig Deeper

May 23, 2024 10:10 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: Thuravoor area on the national highway at Alappuzha blocked for over three hours amid heavy rain

The Thuravoor area on the national highway at Alappuzha was blocked for over three hours on Thursday amid heavy rain.

May 23, 2024 9:40 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: Kerala reports seven rain related deaths from May 19 to 23

Seven rain related deaths were reported in Kerala from May 19 to 23.

May 23, 2024 9:11 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan advised people of the state to remain cautious

"Intense rainfall expected within a short period of time may lead to flash floods. Urban and low-lying areas are particularly vulnerable to waterlogging. Prolonged rainfall can also trigger landslides. People should exercise caution during such weather events," he said in a Facebook post. Currently, there are 223 people accommodated in eight relief camps functioning across the state.

May 23, 2024 8:31 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: Keralites advised not to venture into the sea in view of more rains

Due to the expected strong winds and bad weather, it is advised not to venture into the sea from the Kerala coast until further notice, according to an official release issued by the Kerala Chief Minister's office.

May 23, 2024 7:43 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: 223 people relocated to 8 camps across the state amid heavy rainfall

223 people have been relocated to 8 camps across the state amid heavy rainfall in Kerala.

May 23, 2024 7:11 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: Which are main cities that experienced waterlogging in Kerala?

Waterlogging was witnessed in the low-lying areas of major cities, including Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Thrissur.

May 23, 2024 6:43 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: Widespread damage reported to agriculture in Kerala amid heavy rainfall

Widespread damage to roads and agriculture was reported from across the state.

May 23, 2024 5:55 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: A total of 79 houses damaged in Kerala in recent days amid heavy rainfall

A total of 76 houses were partially damaged while three houses were fully damaged this week due to heavy rainfall in Kerala. Two relief camps were opened in Thiruvananthapuram and Kottayam districts.

May 23, 2024 5:12 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: IMD issues a red alert in Ernakulam and Thrissur districts amid heavy rainfall

As Kerala reels under heavy pre-monsoon rains, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday revised the rain alerts and issued a red alert in two districts in the state. The IMD issued a red alert in Ernakulam and Thrissur districts. Earlier, an orange alert was issued in these two places.

May 23, 2024 4:55 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: KSRTC bus stand in Kochi continues to remain flooded amid heavy rain in the city

KSRTC bus stand in Kochi remained flooded on Thursday amid heavy rain lashing the city.

May 23, 2024 4:31 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: State witnesses intermittent rains | Watch visuals

May 23, 2024 3:46 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: IMD gives update

Kerala Rain Live: “Under the influence of the cyclonic circulation over south Kerala & neighbourhood, a Low Pressure Area has formed over Southeast Arabian Sea off Kerala coast and the associated cyclonic circulation extends upto 7.6 km above mean sea level,” IMD said.

May 23, 2024 2:56 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: Just joined? Here's a brief summary

Kerala Rain Live: Heavy rains continued to lash several parts of Kerala on Thursday, leading to waterlogging in the low-lying areas of major cities, including Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Thrissur.

May 23, 2024 2:22 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: Malankara dam shutters raised

Kerala Rain Live: Four shutters of the Malankara dam in Idukki district were raised and the authorities have warned the people living along the banks of Thodupuzha, Moovattupuzha rivers to remain cautious of rising waters.

May 23, 2024 1:51 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: Kochi bats against torrential shower

Kerala Rain Live: The KSRTC bus stand at Kochi was flooded in the heavy rains that lashed the city last night. According to TV visuals, many major roads in Kochi city have been waterlogged, resulting in heavy traffic blocks. Police officials can be seen diverting traffic at various places in the city.

May 23, 2024 1:35 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: State Control Room activated for epidemic prevention

Kerala Rain Live: Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Wednesday announced the activation of the State Control Room in the Health Department Directorate to bolster epidemic prevention efforts due to heavy rains. Health workers and the public can contact the control room at 0471-2302160, 9946102865, and 9946102862, reported news agency ANI.

She further informed that the Control Room will manage epidemic prevention coordination, data management, hospital services, drug availability, protocols, and incident response.Additionally, the public can reach the Disha Call Center, which has a panel of doctors, for health-related queries at 104, 1056, 0471-2552056, and 2551056. Disha's services are available 24/7. The e-Sanjeevini Doctors service is also available.

May 23, 2024 12:52 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: Downpour affects flights

Kerala Rain Live: Several flights at Kozhikode International Airport delayed by heavy rains, officials say, PTI reported.

May 23, 2024 12:20 PM IST

Kerala Rain Live: Govt issues high waves warning

Kerala Rain Live: “Due to expected strong winds and bad weather, one should not venture into the sea from the Kerala coast until further notice,” Kerala State Disaster Management Authority said on Thursday.

May 23, 2024 11:43 AM IST

Kerala Rain Live: What is monsoon latest update?

Kerala Rain Live: Conditions are favourable for the further advance of the Southwest Monsoon over additional parts of the South Bay of Bengal, the remaining parts of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the Andaman Sea, and parts of the East-central Bay of Bengal in the next two days.

May 23, 2024 11:25 AM IST

Kerala Rains Live: Talk to doctor 24*7 through these helpline

Kerala Rains Live: For health-related queries, the public can contact the Disha Call Center, which has a panel of doctors, at 104, 1056, 0471-2552056, and 2551056. Disha's services are available 24/7. The e-Sanjeevini Doctors service is also available.

May 23, 2024 10:52 AM IST

Kerala Rains Live: Just joined? 3 points summary for you

Kerala Rains Live:

• Strong westerly/southwesterly winds at lower levels are expected to persist over Kerala and the Lakshadweep region from May 23 to 25.

• As a result, heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected in isolated areas of Kerala on May 23.

• Additionally, heavy rainfall is likely in isolated places in Kerala on May 24 and 25, and in Lakshadweep on May 23.

May 23, 2024 10:34 AM IST

Kerala Rains Live: Torrential downpour claim four lives

Kerala Rains Live: Four people lost their lives in various rain-related incidents as torrential downpours hit several parts of Kerala, according to the State's Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA).

May 23, 2024 10:19 AM IST

Kerala Rains Live: Govt assures high-level of preparedness

Kerala Rains Live: Kerala health minister Veena George has announced the activation of the state control room. It will manage epidemic prevention coordination, data management, hospital services, drug availability, protocols, and incident response.

May 23, 2024 10:11 AM IST

Kerala Rains Live: Need help? Contact state helpine

Kerala Rains Live: Kerala health minister Veena George announced that health workers and the public can reach the control room at 0471-2302160, 9946102865, and 9946102862.

May 23, 2024 9:43 AM IST

Kerala Rains Live: What is a red alert?

A red alert from Indian Meterological Organisation signifies intense rainfall exceeding 20 cm within 24 hours, while an orange alert denotes very heavy rainfall ranging from 11 cm to 20 cm. A yellow alert indicates significant rainfall between 6 cm and 11 cm.

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