Bring down water level at Mullaiperiyar by 3 feet: SC

The Supreme Court today directed the Disaster Management sub-committee of Mullaperiyar Dam to consider reducing water level up to 139 feet from the present 142 feet, considering the “grave” flood situation in all the 14 districts of Kerala. Continue Reading

Kerala floods: Stranded people call for help via social media

Thiruvananthapuram: As roads turn into ‘rivers’ in many places in rain-battered Kerala, families trapped in high rise flats, students stranded in hostels and devotees in churches are using social media platforms to seek help and pass on information about their location. Continue Reading

Not the time to fight

Though the dam row has been there for decades, this is certainly not the time to fight over it and the Chief Ministers of the two States should find an amicable solution, temporary one at least, at the earliest, without wasting time in letters and arguments. Continue Reading

Kerala floods worsen: 21 Navy teams engaged in relief operations

Indian Navy said it has deployed 21 rescue and diving teams with inflatable ‘Gemini’ boats as the flood situation further worsened across Kerala due to the heavy rains. Continue Reading

Kerala floods: Cochin Airport suspends operations till afternoon

The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), which decided to suspend the arrival operations at 4 am to 7 am today as a precautionary measure, took the decision to shut the airport till afternoon after reviewing the situation. Continue Reading