Rain recedes in Kerala; red alert in three districts
Kozhikode: The heavy rain lashing Kerala will recede by Sunday, says reports. The rain has been getting feeble in many areas including north Kerala by Saturday evening itself. Water logging started reducing in some flood affected areas in Nilambur by Saturday night.
Meanwhile, rescue operation will start on Sunday morning in Kavalappara where landslide occurred. A total of nine bodies were recovered from Kavalappara so far. The authorities expect that rescue operation can be intensified if the weather is favourable. The army team will begin rescue operation from Sunday morning to save 200 persons trapped in Vaniyampuzha.
A clear sky is seen in Wayanad on Sunday morning. Rescue operation will continue in Meppadi Puthumala where a major landslide occurred the other day. The authorities said that nine persons are yet to be found here.
A red alert has been sounded in Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts on Sunday. Orange alert is issued in Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram and Kozhikode. The Disaster Management Authority has warned to continue being cautious in these places.
Tamil Nadu Weatherman who was noted for his weather predictions also informed that rain will recede by Sunday afternoon. He added that no heavy rain will occur in Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Nilgiri regions and only normal monsoon rain will pour down here.