IMD forecasts heavy rain in Kerala, No power restriction till July 15

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rain ..

rough sea kozhikode
KSDMA issues rough sea warning, rain alert in districts
84 pc of IMD's subdivisions record deficient rainfall; 80 pc reservoirs have below normal storage
Heavy rains: Orange, yellow alerts sounded in districts

'Very severe cyclonic' storm advancing towards Gujarat

Mumbai: Mumbai and some neighbouring coastal areas of Maharashtra witnessed a windy Wednesday morning as cyclone 'Vayu' turned ..


Heavy rain, gusty wind likely in Kerala; 9 districts under yellow alert today

Thiruvananthapuram: Though Kerala does not come on the path of Cyclone ‘Vayu’, heavy rain and gusty wind are predicted ..


Heavy rain to lash Kerala for next 5 days; Orange alert tomorrow in 3 districts

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meteorological Department has alerted that heavy rain will lash Kerala for the next five days. IMD forecasts ..


Monsoon to intensify from Monday; Yellow alert in 7 districts

Thiruvananthapuram: After the onset of the Southwest monsoon was delayed by a week, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday ..


Monsoon hits Kerala coast after one week delay

New Delhi: After a delay of a week, monsoon hit the Kerala coast on Saturday, marking the official commencement of the four-month rainfall ..


Monsoon to hit Kerala in 48 hours; Fishermen told to stay alert

Thiruvananthapuram: India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an alert to fishermen in view of a possible depression formation ..


Orange, yellow alerts sounded in several districts in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: In view of the monsoon, orange and yellow alerts have been sounded in several districts in Kerala in the coming ..


Southwest monsoon to arrive on Thursday in Kerala; Heavy rain predicted

Thiruvananthapuram: The state received very low amount of summer rainfall. Only half of the normal rainfall was received in the period ..


Monsoon in Kerala likely to be delayed further: Skymet

New Delhi: The sluggish pace of monsoon has further delayed its onset over Kerala to June 7, private weather forecaster Skymet has ..


Scorching summer burns Kerala; 1668 persons seek medical help

Kozhikode: Intense heat has severely affected the state this summer. A total of 1668 persons suffered sunburn from the last week of ..


Monsoon to be below normal over north, south India; Will hit Kerala around June 6: IMD

New Delhi: North and south India are expected to have below normal monsoon this season, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said ..


Met department warns of heavy rains with thunder and lightning

Thiruvananthapuram: The meteorological department has warned of heavy rains along with thunder and lightning at isolated areas across ..

Kerala Floods

Move to use CM’s disaster relief fund for large-scale development projects

Thiruvananthapuram: There are reports stating that there is a move to use the Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund for large-scale ..


Heavy rain to lash Kerala today

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted that heavy rain accompanied by thunder and gusty winds ..


Heavy rain to lash Kerala, Yellow alert in Kozhikode, Wayanad

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meteorological Department has forecasted heavy rains accompanied with gusty winds in isolated places ..


Two Bihar natives killed in lightning strike

Mattannur: Two young men died after being struck by lightning at 19 Miles here on Thursday. Bihar natives Jayaprakash Sardar (32) ..


Record harvest from flood hit paddy fields in Pathanamthitta

Thiruvalla: Paddy fields in Pathanamthitta district that were submerged in the floods has produced record yield this time around. ..


Scorching summer destroys crops worth 82 lakhs in Kollam

Kollam: The scorching summer heat which followed the devastating floods has destroyed crops worth over 82 lakhs here in the district ..


14 dead, 63 injured as cyclone 'Fani' hits Bangladesh

Dhaka: At least 14 people were killed and 63 others injured as cyclonic storm 'Fani' barrelled into Bangladesh on Saturday, ..


Fish sales plummet as prices skyrocket; Sardine unavailable

Varappuzha (Ernakulam): The sales of raw fish have reduced by half in the markets recently due to the steep decline in availability ..


Fani uproots trees, triggers heavy rains in Bengal

Kolkata: Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, uprooted trees and triggered rains ..


Cyclone 'Fani' bites Odisha, eight dead

Bhubaneshwar/Kolkata: Cyclone 'Fani' rolled through Odisha on Friday, packing rain and windstorm that gusted up to 175 kmph, ..


Cyclone Fani: 81 trains cancelled including Patna-Ernakulam Express

New Delhi: Railways has cancelled 81 trains and diverted two more in view of cyclone "Fani", which is likely to affect 19 ..


Rain wreaks havoc in Pathanamthitta, Kollam districts

Pathanamthitta: Heavy rains and strong winds wreaked havoc in Pathanamthitta district and hilly areas of Kollam district on Monday ..

Kerala flood

Flood: Enlisted victims to get compensation soon

Kakkanad: Ernakulam district collector has announced that the victims of floods, whose names were in the list of those seeking compensation ..


Yellow alert withdrawn in Kerala as cyclonic storm 'Fani' changes direction

Thiruvananthapuram: The yellow alert issued in various parts of Kerala has been withdrawn with the severe cyclonic storm 'Fani' ..


Cyclone Fani heads to Odisha coast; may not impact Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Metrological Department alerted that the cyclone is very likely to move nortwestward till May 1 and ..


As temperatures rise, pre-monsoon rainfall records 27 pc dip: IMD

New Delhi: Pre-monsoon rainfall from March to April, a phenomenon critical to agriculture in some parts of the country, has recorded ..


KSDMA issues safety guidelines in 7 districts coming under yellow alert

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) has issued precautionary guidelines to the public as the ..


Heavy rains to lash Kerala; Yellow alert sounded in 8 districts

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala will experience heavy rains and strong winds as the depression over east Equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining ..


Heavy rains likely on Monday, Tuesday; Yellow alert in 4 districts

Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram: A low pressure area over Indian ocean and adjoining Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a depression ..


Heavy rain, thunderstorm to lash Kerala today

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Metereological Department has forecast heavy rain accompanied by thunder and lightning in Kerala on ..


Rain and thunder to lash Kerala on Monday

Thiruvananathapuram: The Indian Meterological Department has forecast heavy rain accompanied by thunder and gusty winds to lash several ..


Summer rain to continue in Kerala till Saturday

Thiruvananthapuram: The meteorological centre has informed that summer rain will continue in various places in the state till Saturday ..


More water stored in dams prior to flood; Documents hidden by KSEB comes to light

Thrissur: The documents which prove that the dams in Kerala had stored about two times more quantity of water than normal before the ..


IMD predicts near-normal monsoon this year

New Delhi: Monsoon will be near-normal this year with an expected rainfall of 96 per cent, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) ..


Kerala bracing ahead for scorching heat; El Nino likely to influence rainfall

Kochi: Kerala is burning in the scorching summer. The news of sunstroke and sunburn is reported everywhere. The meteorological department ..

heat summer

Temperature to increase; Heatwave alert in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The Met department has warned of increase in temperature across the state in the coming days. The temperature is ..


Temperature continues to rise in state, 36 suffer sunburns

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meteorological Department has extended the temperature warning issued in state. It is reported that ..


No respite from the sun: Heatwave warning extended

Thiruvananthapuram: Considering the intensifying temperature, the heatwave warning will continue in the state for two more days. The ..

m m mani

M M Mani slams amicus curiae over report on floods

Kumily: A day after refusing to comment on a report that sought a judicial probe into the cause of floods, Minister for electricity ..


Bihar native under treatment for sunstroke dies in hospital

Kozhikode: The Bihar native stone quarry worker, who was undergoing treatment for sunstroke at the Kozhikode medical college died on ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Amicus curiae report lacks expert opinion: Pinarayi Vijayan

Kollam: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan dismissed the amicus curiae report which pointed out that lapse in dam management caused the ..

railway line

Kollam-Chengotta railway track bends due to heat

Thenmala: It is suspected that buckling has occured on the Kollam-Chengotta railway track due to the extreme heat. The bend was detected ..

Dark Summer Rain

IMD reports 61 pc fall in summer rain

Alappuzha: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has reported 60 percent deficit rainfall in Kerala during this summer. Usually, ..


Monsoon likely to be 'below normal' this year: Skymet

New Delhi: Monsoon this year is likely to be "below normal" at 93 per cent of the Long Period Average (LPA) owing to developing ..


State to have hot days till June

Thiruvananthapuram: India Meteorological Department has alerted that this summer will be warmer than normal. It is reported that the ..


2 more sunstroke cases in state, 51 suffer sunburns

Thiruvananthapuram: With the mercury rising, more cases of sunstroke and sunburns were reported in the state on Monday also. In Palakkad ..


Nine quakes hit A&N islands in a span of two hours

New Delhi: Nine medium intensity earthquakes, with a magnitude ranging from 4.7 to 5.2, hit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Monday ..


Soaring temperature hints beginning of El Nino, claims experts

Thiruvananthapuram: The weather experts claimed that Kerala is having warmer temperature due to the commencement of a phenomenon called ..


No respite from sun's wrath; Kerala to sizzle till Friday, Palakkad records max temp

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is reeling under extreme heat wave conditions with the beginning of summer. Over 50 people suffered sunburns ..


2 sunstroke, 46 sunburn incidents; Kerala is sweating it out

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is sweating it out with the temperature continuing to soar. As many as 46 people suffered sunburn while ..


Four more suffer sun-burn in Kottayam

Kottayam: With temperatures continuing to rise, four persons suffered sun-burn at Udayanapuram, Pattithanam, Kurumallur and Muttampalam ..


Sunstroke: State Human Rights Commission seeks report from govt

Kannur: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has asked the government to immediately file a report on sunstroke deaths in the state ..

Sun Stroke

Woman suffers sunburn while washing clothes in Kollam

Kollam: A woman suffered sunburn while washing clothes outside her house near here on Monday. The woman was identified as Sheeja ..


CM urges public to provide water for all creatures

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has urged the public to provide water to all living beings including birds and ..


Soaring mercury: Alert extended for 4 more days in 12 districts in state

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meterological Department has extended the temperature warning in 12 districts till March 28. Temperature ..


Temperature soars in Kerala, alert issued for 11 districts

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is witnessing increasing temperature months after the deluge. On Sunday three persons died of suspected ..

iced tea

Cool down blazing summer evenings with iced tea

We all love our evening tea. However, with the temperature soaring higher than ever, hot tea is out of favour. But wait, here is iced ..


Two suspected sunstroke deaths in Kerala

Kannur/Thiruvananthapuram: With the mercury levels rising in the state, two persons reportedly died of sunstroke. The victims were ..


Kerala burning in intense heat; High chances for drought

Kochi: The Meteorological Department has observed that Kerala will experience intense heat in the coming days as the sun has already ..


Mercury soars; power consumption in Kerala breaks all-time record

Thiruvananthapuram: On Tuesday, 8.31 crore units of electricity was consumed by the state. This is the highest ever rate of consumption ..

plastic pots

Hinting water scarcity, colourful plastic pots from TN flow to Kerala

Kollam: As the state is experiencing an intense summer and remains on the verge of drought, plastic pot sale has begun in various places ..


At least 24 dead, dozens missing in Zimbabwe after cyclone

Harare: At least 24 people have been killed and dozens are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical ..


Sunstroke warning issued in five districts

Thiruvananthapuram: An alert has been issued that the maximum temperature in five districts in the state is likely to increase by 2-3 ..


Extreme heat: Cow collapses on field, public, fireforce turn saviours

Kozhikode: The hot summer has started to affect animals too. A cow fainted due to dehydration from extreme heat while herding on a ..


Urbanisation cause for intense heat in Kerala: Study

Kozhikode: A study has revealed that urbanization is the cause of the abnormal increase in the temperature in Kerala. The study conducted ..


Rebuilding Kerala: Govt to avail Rs 3,500 crore World Bank loan

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala cabinet Tuesday gave its nod to avail Rs 3,500 crore loan from the World Bank towards the state's ..


Antarctica melting away at alarming rate: Study

Washington: A new study has revealed that melting of the ice and snow from the entire continent of Antarctica has accelerated by 280 ..

delhi fog

Fog dips visibility in Delhi; flights, trains delayed

New Delhi: At least 13 trains and several flights headed towards the national capital were delayed due to fog as the visibility dipped ..


Seismic warning signals a common man can spot

During the recent past, there have been a number of publications, discussions and meetings about the possibility of a large magnitude ..


Coldest days in Wayanad, temperature hits 9 degree C

Wayanad: The winter season has brought the coldest days to Wayanad. With the new year, the district has been shivering in winter. It ..


Departures put on hold at Delhi airport for 2 hrs due to dense fog

New Delhi: Dense fog enveloped several parts of the national capital, leading to disruption in flight operations at the Indira Gandhi ..


Deep depression likely to trigger rain in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A deep depression moving towards coastal Andhra Pradesh is likely to trigger moderate to heavy rainfall in several parts ..


High rise buildings should not be permitted on steep slopes of Western Ghats

Kochi: High rise buildings should not be permitted on the steep slopes of the Western Ghats as the areas are landslide prone, says ..


Death toll rises to 76 in California fire with winds ahead

Chico (California): Northern California crews battling the country's deadliest wildfire in a century were bracing for strong winds, ..


Wildfire deaths rise to 71 ahead of Trump's California visit

California: With the confirmed death toll at 71 and the list of unaccounted for people more than 1,000, authorities in Northern California ..


Six dead as 'Gaja' hits TN; 82,000 in relief centres

Nagapattinam/Chennai: Severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' has claimed the lives of six persons in Tamil Nadu. Around 82,000 people ..


Navy put on high alert in view of cyclone Gaja

New Delhi: The Indian Navy was Wednesday put on high alert in view of cyclone Gaja approaching the coast of south Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, ..

heavy rain

Heavy rain in Abu Dhabi; Met alerts given in Malayalam too

Abu Dhabi: Strong winds and heavy rain have been reported in Abu Dhabi since Sunday evening. The unexpected rain troubled people returning ..

kerala flood

App to assess property loss in flood shows error data; Govt in dilemma

Haripad: When the state government used the ‘Rebuild Kerala’ application for the census of the houses and other properties ..


Unprecedented power outages across Kashmir Valley, hospitals affected

Srinagar: Unprecedented power outages plunged the Kashmir Valley into darkness, with authorities on Sunday blaming Saturday's heavy ..


Heavy rain likely in Kerala; Yellow alert in 4 districts

Thiruvananthapuram: The Meteorological Centre warned of heavy rain that is likely to occur in some places of Kerala on Thursday. Heavy ..


SW monsoon withdraws, NE monsoon to set in by Friday

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has reported that the southwest monsoon has withdrawn from the country ..

Mangalam dam

All 6 shutters of Mangalam dam opened following non-stop rain for 12 hrs

Mangalam Dam (Palakkad): All six shutters of Mangalam dam were raised to 15 cm on Saturday due to the heavy rain that lashed the state ..


Cyclone Titli claims eight lives in Andhra

Visakhapatnam: Eight people were killed in a very severe cyclonic storm Titli which wrecked havoc in north coastal Andhra Pradesh on ..

kerala rain prediction

Rains recede in state, Cheruthoni dam shutter closed

Thiruvananthapuram: Though the Meteorological Department has forecast rain in the state for two more days, people are relieved that ..

idukki dam

Idukki dam's one shutter opened; No need for panic, says KSEB

Thiruvananthapuram: Considering heavy rain predictions, the KSEB (Kerala State Electricity Board) has opened one shutter of Idukki ..

school rain

No holiday for educational institutions in Thrissur district on Saturday

Thrissur: Thrissur District collector TV Anupama has called off the holiday declared for educational institutions on Saturday. The ..

Flash floods in Kannappankundu river.

Flash floods hit Kannappankundu

Kozhikode: A flash flood struck Kannappankundu, a region in Kozhikode which is overcoming from the destructions in the deluge on Friday ..

Anathodu Dam

Anathodu, Pampa, Moozhiyar dams to be opened on Friday noon

Pathanamthitta: Considering the possibility of more rains, four shutters of Anathodu dam and six shutters of Pampa dam and shutters ..

mullaperiyar dam

Water level increasing in Mullaperiyar; Cheruthoni dam likely to be opened

Idukki: With the water level in Mullaperiyar dam increasing, the district administration is considering opening of the shutters of ..


Met Dept warns of Depression; Dams to be opened

Thiruvananthapuram: The Meteorological Department has informed that the circumstances are favourable for a depression to the west of ..


Heavy rains in Sabarimala; Water reaches Pampa Annadana Mandapam

Sabarimala: With the rain intensifying in Poonkavanam, Pampa renovation works were adversely affected. The river seems to overflow ..