06 JULY- heavy-wind-rain-wreak-havoc-in-koratty
Heavy wind, rain wreak havoc in Koratty
Heavy wind and rain that lashed Koratty and neighbouring areas on Sunday night caused heavy losses.Houses were damaged, trees uprooted, and vehicles overturned in the wind which lasted a few minutes
08 JULY- water-from-peringalkuthu-dam-released-due-to-heavy-inflow
Kerala: Water from Peringalkuthu dam released due to heavy inflow
THRISSUR: Water was released from Peringalkuthu dam on Tuesday after the water level reached the maximum height following incessant rain in the catchment area of the reservoir .shutters of the dam were being kept open and water started flowing out of the reservoir through the spillway gates around 4am on Tuesday after the water level rose above 419.41m-mark, which is the rule level. However, the water level increased further and reached 419.71m in the afternoons
10 JULY- kseb-steps-down-power-generation-from-idukki-dam
KSEB steps down power generation from Idukki dam
As the monsoon rains play truant in catchment areas of Idukki hydro-electric project Kerala State Electricity(KSEB) has switched to a conservative mode on using the water in the largest hydel reservoir in the state .
20 JULY- heavy-rain-likely-in-state
Heavy rain likely in State
Heavy rainfall is likely in Kerala over the next few days due to an upper air cyclonic circulation over Kanyakumari which is expected to move towards the Lakshadweep-Maldives region, the India Meteorological Department (IMD)said on Monday.
22 JULY- fishers-fight-a-losing-battle
Fishers fight a losing battle
Fishermen in the district are caught between virus on the land and stormy seas
The closure of harbours have come as a blow for the communityas Covid-19 containing measures, has spelt doom for them. Already reeling from the ban on venturing into the seas or auctioning and selling their catch, the harsh climate has come as a double blow for them.
26 JULY- state-now-has-a-heat-action-plan
State now has a ‘Heat Action Plan’
Green roofs, ‘cool pavements’, and incentives for environment-friendly building materials are among the strategies suggested in the ‘Heat Action Plan’, a first-of its-kind document for the State prepared by the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) for tackling rising temperature levels.Featuring guidelines for government agencies and the public, the action plan requires government departments to begin summer-related arrangements in January and submit action-taken reports to the Disaster Management Department by February 28 every year.
29 JULY- kerala-to-receive-heavy-rainfall-yellow-orange-alert-issued-across-several-districts
Kerala to receive heavy rainfall; yellow, orange alert issued across several districts
The India Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert, indicating heavy rainfall, and an orange alert for very heavy rainfall, for several districts in Kerala. Widespread heavy rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls will also be very likely over Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim and north-eastern states
29 JULY- heavy-rains-bring-kochi-to-a-standstill-residents-of-flooded-houses-furious-with-corporation
Heavy rains bring Kochi to a standstill, residents of flooded houses furious with corporation
The heavy rains that have been lashing Kochi since last night wreaked havoc inundating major thoroughfares and residential areas on Wednesday. Drains overflowed, flooding the roads. Water entered many houses in the lowlying areas, while roads caved in and trees got uprooted at other places
30 JULY- erratic-rain-takes-heft-out-of-power-front
Erratic rain takes heft out of power front
An official at the Dam Monitoring and Research Station, Vazhathoppe, said the water level in the dam was 2,334 ft on Thursday, an increase of below one ft from the previous day. The power generation at the Moolamattom powerhouse was at a low of 2.21 mu. There was a shortfall of nearly 40% in southwest monsoon in the district and in the high ranges, where most of the dams are located, it was below average.
31 JULY- heavy-rains-to-continue-today
Heavy rains to continue on Friday in Kerala
The southwest monsoon continues to be active over Kerala with the India Meteorological Department ( India-meteorological-department) IMD issuing an orange alert warning for Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam and Idukki on Friday. Yellow alert for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Malappuram and Kozhikode