Heavy rains proceed shut to Idukki dam, Kerala toll at 38 – Times of India

Heavy rains proceed shut to Idukki dam, Kerala toll at 38 – Times of India

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Flood train improved marginally in Kerala with water stage in Idukki reservoir receding for the second straight day from 2,four hundred.6ft on Saturday to 2,398.68ft on Sunday night time. Then all over again, heavy rain persisted within the catchment areas of the reservoir on Sunday.

| Updated: Aug thirteen, 2018, 02:05 IST

Highlights

  • Flood train improved marginally in Kerala with water stage in Idukki reservoir receding for the second straight day on Sunday
  • Then all over again, heavy rain persisted within the catchment areas of the Idukki reservoir & the toll in most modern floods within the advise has reached 38

An aerial peek of Aluva town following a flash flood after heavy rain in Kochi on August 12, 2018. (PTI Photo)An aerial peek of Aluva town following a flash flood after heavy rain in Kochi on August 12, 2018. (PTI Photo)

IDUKKI: Flood train improved marginally in

Kerala

with water stage in Idukki reservoir receding for the second straight day from 2,four hundred.6ft on Saturday to 2,398.68ft on Sunday night time. Then all over again, heavy rain persisted within the catchment areas of the reservoir on Sunday. Over the last 24 hours, Idukki recorded a median rainfall of 20.86mm.


With the demise of a fifty eight-twelve months-worn girl in a dwelling give scheme in Wayanad, the toll in most modern floods within the advise has reached 38. Six other folks are lacking. After a lull, heavy rain battered Wayanad on Sunday.





Kerala floods: 1000’s in relief camps search at bleak future

In accordance to the most modern legit figures, extra than 60,000 other folks, including ladies, toddlers and senior residents, had been lodged in varied relief camps all over 14 districts of the southern advise following the unprecedented monsoon rains that brought on floods and landslips in numerous places.





Wayanad district

collector A R Ajayakumar has announced a vacation for all academic establishments, including fine colleges, on Monday.


All three shutters of Pothundy dam had been opened on Sunday and the closing warning to open the shutters of Chulliyar,

Walayar

and Meenkara reservoirs had been issued as the water stage had crossed the hazard designate.


District collector D Balamurali stated all three shutters of Pothundy reservoir had been opened as a precautionary measure on Sunday as the water stage rose to 107.71m. Shutters of Meenkara and Walayar dams will also be opened at any time.


Meanwhile, water stage in

Mullaperiyar dam

rose to 135.2ft on Sunday morning.

Kerala Snarl Electricity Board

officials stated the shutters of Cheruthony dam will remain open within the interim.


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