Heavy rains lash Kozhikode, Adivaram town flooded


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Kozhikode: Heavy rains lashed various parts of Kozhikode district on Tuesday. Reports indicate that there were two incidents of landslides and there is also concern that landslides occurred in forest boundary. Low lying areas in Kuttiadi, Maruthonkara, Kayakkodi and Kavilumpara areas were also flooded.

Meanwhile, the heavy downpour also flooded Adivaram town on Tuesday. It is reported that the landslides in the mountain areas resulted in floodwater entering the town. As a result, several shops in the town are flooded and the traffic on the Kozhikode-Wayanad National Highway came to a standstill. Similarly, heavy rains have caused floods in rural areas too.

Kozhikode town and Kuttiadi region have been receiving heavy rains since Tuesday evening. The heavy rains resulted in flooding in various areas despite the district receiving moderate rain in the last few days.

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