Meppadi: The people of Meppadi in Wayanad were anxious after they found a mysterious huge blob of foam was found on the ground. Bubbles similar to those produced from soaps were seen on the 5.5 acres of land of Private Medical College at Arapatta. People noticed it near the pump house at Harrison tea plantation on Wednesday.
The locals said that foam was found since the previous night. More people arrived at the place as pictures and videos were widely shared on social media. People were anxious as they had not seen something like this before.
A similar incident had occurred at Varthur Lake in Karnataka recently. This was produced due to the chemical waste from industries and soap water from nearby washing companies polluted the water. It is doubted if similar reasons might have caused it here too. A soap manufacturing company is working near this area.
Soil protection officer PU Das said that the chemical waste from nearby soap manufacturing company might have gotten mixed with the water. He said that this can be confirmed only after testing the water sample.