Kottayam: Several places in Kottayam were flooded on Tuesday due to the incessant rainfalls. The water level in Meenachil and Manimalayar rivers increased critically. Among them, an alarming situation exists in the regions including Cheppad and Teekoyi near Meenachil. Many places in Pala town remain waterlogged.
Mudslides were reported in five different locations in Kottayam. Kadapuzha, Irumapra, Kavanasseri, Vellara and Mankombu in Moonnilavu panchayat, and Kavali and Moopanmala in Koottickal panchayat were affected by mudslides.
Floods hit Kottaramattom and regions in front of the Bishop House. The merchants have shifted their possessions from the shops in areas vulnerable to floods on the previous day itself.
Meanwhile, the Kottayam district collector PK Jayasree has issued an order prohibiting all mining activities here.
Control room numbers
District- taluk control rooms functioning for 24 hours opened in Kottayam following the heavy rainfall.
District emergency operations centre- 0481 2565400, 2566300, 9446562236, 9188610017
Taluk Control Rooms
Meenachil- 04822 212325
Changanassery- 0481 2420037
Kottayam- 0481 2568007, 2565007
Kanjirappally- 04828 202331
Vaikom- 04829 231331
KSEB Control Rooms
KSEB has opened control rooms in view of the continuous rainfall recorded in the state.
KSEB Control room numbers- 9496008062, 9496018398, 9496018400