Kerala Weather: Flood like situation in many areas, IMD issues alert
Idukki district administration said that according to the Tamil Nadu government, the water level of Mullaperiyar dam has reached 140 feet on Sunday morning.
New Delhi: These days rain is breaking as a problem in South India. In Kerala, it has been raining since Saturday, life has been disturbed. At the same time, flood situation has become in many areas. Due to heavy rains, the water level in various dams in the state reached the red alert level and several roads were inundated till Sunday morning.
Heavy rain expected
Incessant rain in parts of Kerala on Saturday led to minor landslides and disrupted train services. At the same time, the authorities have forbidden people to go towards hilly areas, river banks and tourist centers. Heavy rain has been predicted in Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram for the next 24 hours.
IMD issues alert:
The Meteorological department said that the situation is likely to continue for the next two days, especially over the southern parts of the state. Idukki district administration said that according to the Tamil Nadu government, the water level of Mullaperiyar dam has reached 140 feet on Sunday morning. Due to which people living on both sides of Periyar have been appealed to be more alert.
The district administration has given instructions to open the shutters of the dam in the next 24 hours in case of heavy rains. At the same time, the district administration of Pathanamthitta has advised the residents living on the banks of the river to take special precautions due to heavy rains.
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