Kerala Rains: Heavy rains lash Kerala, red awake for four chambers | Thiruvananthapuram News

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KOCHI: A red alert of exceptionally heavy rain of over 20cm was appeared for Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Idukki, and Wayanad on Friday even as heavy rains lashed the country evoking memories of their previous couple of years at precisely the exact same period. Except Thiruvananthapuram, all districts are on orange alert 12-20 cm now.
The Indian meteorological department in its own day bulletin educated the state authorities the doppler weather radar Picture is signaling moderate (1-2 cm per hour) to extreme (2-3 cm/hr) bout of rain over Kottayam and Pathanamthitta districts with high winds sometimes for another six hours. The accomplished rain at Poonjar at Kottayam district is 8cm and Seethathode at Pathanamthitta district has been 6 cm during the previous 3 hours.
IMD manager K Santhosh explained that there have been quite heavy rains in Idukki and Wayanad at the past 24 hours. This will last for the next two days. He explained that Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and Wayanad districts will probably get over 20 cm linking on Friday.

A red alert was sounded for Idukki, Palakkad, Thrissur and Wayanad districts on Saturday. At the past 24 hours, Peermade recorded the greatest rainfall in the country 26 cm followed by Munnar with 22.9 cm and Idukki with 22.6 cm. ) Mananthavady listed 21 cm while Vythiri obtained 18 cm and Kuppady obtained 17 cm)

Landslides are reported in many areas in the country such as Idukki and Wayanad. Many men and women are reported lost or trapped beneath the landslide at Rajamala close Munnar. A landslide in Mundakkai at Wayanad has ruined two homes. But, there were no casualties reported.

Meanwhile, heavy rains are reported from Ernakulam district. Water entered low lying regions of Nedumbassery, Chengamanad and Kanjoor villages. Residents in colonies in Muvattupuzha evacuated as water entered their homes. The flood water reached near Muvattupuzha Town. Similar situation was reported in several areas in North Paravur. A total of 46 individuals in Bosco colony at Eloor changed into a relief camp. The Periyar river level rose in Aluva nearly glamorized the Mahadeva temple on its own banks.
All shutters of Kallarkutty dam are opened to discharge 1500 cumecs of water. The Central water commission has issued yellow warning (above ordinary amount ) for Vandiperiyar river in Idukki district and river Pamba in Madamon at Pathanamthitta district.

The five walls of this Maniyar Barrage is going to be increased to five meters on Friday. For this, the largest possible quantity of water discharged through the spillway is 1287 cumecs. The walls of Maniyar Barrage will stay open until August 10.
As a consequence, the water level from the Pampa lake is predicted to grow by 3. 50 m m. Pathnamthitta district collector PB Nooh said citizens along the banks of Pampa and Kakkattaar rivers, notably Maniyar, Vadaserikkara, Rani, Perunad, Kozhencherry and Aranmula might need to be cautious.
Three gates started in Ponmudi dam in Idukki to discharge 65 cumecs of water. Officials had announced the dam waters could be published on Friday. The gates have been opened in the daytime. All dividers of Bhoothanathkettu barrage started on Friday as water levels increase.


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