Massive rainfall had stuck the state of coconuts in discontinuity. It had alerted the govt and panicked the people dwelling in the state.
The heavy rainfall had led to the landslides and flood in different regions of the state. A landslide had been reported at Thamarassery Churam which blocked the roadways and caused traffic problems.
The Kerala state received the excess rainfall of 15% from June 1 to August 8 as per reports.
The Idduki District has been recorded for receiving max rainfall i.e approx 41% while Kottayam stands second with 35% rainfall and Ernakulam received 33% of rainfall in the season.
The Educational institutions had been called off in Wayanad, Palakkad, Kozhikode, Kollam and Aluva due to heavy rainfall in the areas. The Wayanad and Palakkad have been under the continuous rainfall for more than a day. The Govt ordered to unshutter the Banasura Sagar dam gates in the Wayanad district. The collector ordered the people to stay safe at their houses and avoid quarrying activities in the district.
The heavy rainfall in Kerala caused the loss of lives and several people are reported missing. Even several houses were submerged under water in Adimaly region of Idukki. Around five people have been admitted to the hospital.
The excess rainfall had crushed the regular schedules of people. The Higher Secondary improvement examinations had been postponed which was scheduled today. The next dates were to be announced once the havoc of the rain stops.
The Heany rainfall in the city had unshuttered the gates of Idamalayar dam at 5 am morning. Currently, three gates are opened as the reservoir water level has reached 169.50 metres which is 50 metres above the full reservoir level at 169 metres. The water discharge rate is at 600 cumecs. People residing near the dam had been adviced to leave the place by the Kerala State Disaster Management Authorities.