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Two little siblings amongst three lifeless as rain lashes Kerala; dam shutters up

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Two little siblings among three dead as rain lashes Kerala; dam shutters up

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/THRISSUR/MALAPPURAM: Heavy rain, triggered by cyclonic storms that shaped over the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea, continued to lash the state on Tuesday. Three folks, together with two little sisters, died in rain-related incidents in Malappuram and Kollam. Several low-lying areas had been inundated whereas minor landslides had been reported in northern districts. Shutters of many dams had been raised. Nearly 700 folks have been shifted to the 27 reduction camps to this point.

Liyana Fathima, 7, and her seven-month-old sister Lubana from Mathamkulam close to Karipur in Malappuram died on Tuesday morning when the bed room wall of their home collapsed on them. They had been sleeping alongside mom Sumayya.

Govindarajan, 65, a labourer at Nagamala property at Thenmala in Kollam, died after he fell into the Nagamala stream whereas crossing a flooded street whereas returning house. Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy to very heavy rain within the state on Wednesday. Orange alerts have been sounded in central and northern districts.

“At present, two cyclonic circulations lie over the Bay of Bengal, and the central and south-east Arabian Sea. As a result, the southern peninsula including Kerala will receive heavy rain in the coming days,” Centre Director Okay Santhosh advised TNIE.

The cyclonic circulation that lies over the Bay of Bengal is prone to turn out to be a low strain space by Wednesday and later transfer in the direction of the Odisha and Andhra coasts. Due to the 2 programs, the withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon from the state too is prone to be delayed.

Meanwhile, Revenue Minister Okay Rajan, who convened an emergency assembly of district collectors on Tuesday, stated the state is totally outfitted to sort out the scenario. 

Two devotees wade by means of floodwater afteroffering prayers on the Aluva Mahadeva templeon the Periyar on Tuesday | A SaneshRain damages crops in 200 ha in Thrissur

“Six groups of the National Disaster Response Force have been positioned at numerous locations within the state. The Army has knowledgeable that it is able to ship its group in case of emergency. People staying in low-lying and landslide-prone areas have been advised to maneuver into reduction camps. Traffic regulation has been enforced within the Western Ghats at night time. Fishermen are suggested to not enterprise into the ocean.

Roundthe- clock management rooms have additionally been opened on the state, district and taluk ranges. KSEB management room has been requested to work around the clock contemplating the scenario,” stated the minister. Heavy rain broken crops in round 200 hectares in Thrissur.

The agriculture division has pegged the preliminary loss at `3 crore. With water from Poringalkuthu dam being launched, entry to Athirappilly waterfalls has been restricted. The street from Chalakudy to Malakkapara was closed for visitors because the Chalakudy river is overflowing in lots of sections.

25cm rainfall in Karipur

Squally climate with wind velocity reaching 40-55kmph is prone to prevail until Saturday. Fishermen suggested to not enterprise into the ocean

6 groups of the National Disaster Response Force have been positioned at numerous locations within the state

Karipur in Malappuram district acquired the very best rainfall of 25cm within the final 24 hours.It was adopted by Mannarkad in Palakkad (24cm) and Kozhikode (22cm)

Orange Alert todayErnakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod

Yellow AlertAlappuzha and Kottayam

State receives 26.25cm within the first two weeks of October, which is an extra of 117%

STATE FULLY EQUIPPED: MINRecenue Minister Okay Rajan stated the state is provided to deal with the scenario. “Six teams of the National Disaster Response Force have been positioned at various places in the state. The Army has informed that it is ready to send its team in case of emergency. People staying in low-lying and landslide-prone areas have been told to move into relief camps,” he stated. 

Houses brokenHeavy rain on Tuesday wreaked havoc in Malappuram, resulting in destruction of homes and big flooding in a number of areas together with Pulikkal, Thenhipalam, Kondotty and Tanur. People residing in low-lying areas had been evacuated and rehabilitated to safer locations.  Fire and Rescue Services personnel rescued a household of six who had been trapped of their flooded home.