Vythiri: In the recent landslide occurred at Pozhuthana in Wayanad district, five houses were buried under mud. The landslide struck the area worst. Two houses went under mud completely and three of them were partially buried under debris. However, there were no casualties reported in the incident.
A newly built house was covered under mud and debris partially. This was not a lone incident. There were other landslides in the locality. However, accurate intensity of damages and loss are not available.
Transportation was disrupted due to raised water level and isolated the area from the outer world. Consequently, the loss here was unknown to people. Locals learned about the damages here only on Sunday.