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Flood mapping not complete yet; no way to identify waterlogged areas

Kochi: The government continues to be negligent in taking precautions despite the ..

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Idukki dam need not be opened this year, says KSEB
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Monsoon: Residents on Periyar banks in search of safe accommodation fearing floods
Flood likely in Kerala this year too, predicts Ministry of Earth Sciences
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Coffee is more than what you think; It prevents soil erosion, survives flood!

Coffee plants are ideal solution for soil erosion as its roots go deeper into the ground and the plants grow close to each other. Even ..

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People spend huge amounts for mineral water; Flood impact on wells still exists

Thrissur: The scientific study jointly conducted by Mathrubhumi and Geologic Innovations headquartered in Thrissur on the impact of ..

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Kudumbashree to offer free job training for 50,000 flood victims

Thiruvananthapuram: In a bid to help about 50,000 persons who lost their livelihood in the flood, Kudumbashree is planning to provide ..

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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 ..


AIADMK MLAs donate one month salary for flood relief in Kerala

Chennai: Legislators of the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu Monday contributed their one month salary totalling more than Rs 1.13 crore ..


Fish in inland waters in Kerala get infected widely after flood

Kollam: The fish in the inland waters in the state were found to have affected with diseases after the flood havoc. The authorities ..

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Kunnar dam filled with slush in flood; Sabarimala may face water scarcity

Sabarimala: Kunnar dam which was the major source of drinking water in Sabarimala temple was filled by the floods and is dumped with ..


14.2 pc area of Kerala prone to flood: 2009 Study

Thiruvananthapuram: A report showing about 14.2 percent of the total area of Kerala are prone to floods, remain in government’s ..


This dairy farmer tells story of flood survival with 19 cows

Kumarakom: An entire village is lauding the efforts of a young farmer who struggled hard to save his cattle from the flood. Aymanam ..

Kerala Floods 2018

Financial aid for people in relief camps to be given today

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has directed to grant Rs 10,000 to the people who stayed at the flood relief camps in various districts ..


Cobra caught from kitchen of flooded house

Thrithala: A cobra was caught from a house that was vacated due to flood. The snake was found at Manniyamperumbalam native Sainaba’s ..

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Oommen Chandy criticises decision to not open Thanneermukkom Bund

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress leader Oommen Chandy opined that the decision to not open the Thanneermukkom Bund even when other dams ..

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No lapses in opening of dams, says M M Mani

Thodupuzha: Minister for Electricity M. M. Mani said that there were no lapses on the part of the government and Kerala State Electricity ..


Murali flays Govt's incapability for Kerala floods

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress leader K Muraleedharan alleged that the flood was turned into a huge disaster due to the incapability ..


Opposition terms floods a man-made disaster, blames govt

Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala harshly criticised the state government over the flood havoc that hit Kerala ..


Guidelines to take care of health after flood havoc

Though we are gradually recovering from the flood havoc, there are still many challenges to be tackled. The most important of them ..


Banned chemical to absorb flood water being promoted on social media

Thrissur: A malicious campaign in social media promotes a chemical banned in developed countries, claiming it can be used in flood ..


Kerala floods: Rs 1 cr per hour credited to Distress Relief Fund via online

Thiruvananthapuram: A total of Rs 112 crore was received in the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) on Wednesday till ..


Big Story: Kerala cleaning up flood stains

Once the threat of flood subsided, the next Himalayan task that lies ahead of the Keralites is the cleaning up mission. The figures ..


Flood water flow to Thottappally spillway intensifies

Ambalappuzha: The flow of flood water from eastern region to Thottappally Spillway has intensified. Only 50 percent of the water is ..


Flood havoc: Cabinet meet begins, all-party meet in evening

Thiruvananthapuram: A cabinet meeting began at 9 am on Tuesday to discuss further actions to be taken in connection with the flood ..


School boy gives free homemade cleaning lotion to flood-hit houses

Attingal: A Plus Two student of Attingal Sree Vidyadhiraja English Medium Higher Secondary School has blazed a trail by providing ..


Chengannur - a shattered battlefield after flood

Chengannur: After the devastating flood, houses and household articles in Chengannur have become a shattered battlefield. It will take ..


‘You are making history’; TVM collector Vasuki motivates flood relief volunteers

The motivational words of Thiruvananthapuram collector Vasuki IAS have gone viral energizing each and every volunteers working hard ..


Flood survivors paint ‘Thanks’ note on terrace in Kochi

Kochi: A very different way of giving thanks was seen in Kochi for the navy officers who rescued flood victims. The gratitude to Pilot ..


4 more bodies recovered from Paravoor Rectory collapse

Kochi: The bodies of four of those who went missing after a rectory collapsed at Kuthiyathodu in Paravoor were recovered. The bodies ..


Kerala flood: Jet Airways to operate additional flights

Thiruvananthapuram: Jet Airways is operating additional flights on both domestic and international sectors with effect from August ..


Disaster relief: Let the first lesson begin from schools

Kerala has been devastated by the floods. The state has not gone through a similar ordeal in the recent past. So, the role of relief ..


Situation in Chengannur still critical; no accurate statistics available

Alappuzha: Though the flood havoc in Kerala has been relieved to some extent, the situation in Chengannur remains unchanged. As per ..


Water level in Idukki dam coming down

Painavu: The water level in Idukki dam has come down to 2401.80 feet. With the water level dropping, the three shutters presently opened ..


Contributions at Rs 450 cr; Govt receives Rs 164 cr

Thiruvananthapuram: The promises received by the chief minister’s disaster relief fund in the backdrop of the flood tragedy has ..

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Kerala flooded with help; Centre to give 50,000 mt food grains

New Delhi: Kerala that is surviving the most devastating flood in the history is flooded with help from all over the country. The central ..

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Pope urges help, prayers for Kerala

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Sunday called for solidarity and help from the international community for people affected by flooding ..

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Prices soar after flood; Green chilly sold for Rs 400 a kg in Kochi

Kochi: The worst floods to batter Kerala since 1924 have fuelled shortages and sent prices of vegetables zooming, with green chilli ..


Unsung heroes bring smiles to stranded in rain ravaged Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Braving inclement weather and risky conditions, a young Air Force officer dramatically winched up a toddler to ..


Dulquer unhappy for being far away when floods hit Kerala

Actor Dulquer Salmaan told that he is extremely unhappy for being far away while Kerala is going through the flood havoc. He also asked ..


Pointing out lapses in rescue ops is duty of Opposition: Chennithala

Chengannur: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala said that the government has to pay more attention to the disaster relief camps. There ..


Flood tragedy: 74-yr-old Rudrani regrets ignoring daughter’s advice

Alappuzha: 74-year-old Rudrani shares a great lesson she learned amidst the flood tragedy that devastated Kerala. She pointed out ..


Qatar to donate Rs 35 cr to flood-battered Kerala

Qatar: The State of Qatar also has lent a helping hand to Kerala that has been devastated by the flood. The Qatar administration will ..

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V D Satheesan lashes out at health dept; minister rejects allegations

Kochi: Paravoor MLA V. D. Satheesan lashed out at the state health department with regard to the disaster relief activities. He said ..

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Kerala Flood: Kuttanad in distress

Alappuzha: In a flood affected house in Kainakary, Pradeep (48), a cancer patient, lies in his cot raised over bricks. His house is ..

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Defence men's selfless 'sahyog' help Kerala fight rain fury

Thiruvananthapuram: Evacuating those stranded from gushing flood waters to removing huge granite blocks on roads--the defence personnel ..


Rains pound Kerala again, hamper relief work

Thiruvananthapuram: After a brief lull, rains started lashing several parts of Kerala since Sunday morning, posing problems to the ..


CM reviews flood-affected areas; Idukki visit aborted due to bad weather

Thiruvananthapuram: A team led by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has begun the visit to flood- affected areas of the state on Saturday ..