Kerala Floods News
Heavy rains continue to lash parts of Kerala; IMD issues orange alert in seven districts
The IMD issued an Orange alert in the districts of Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod for today.
Kerala to pay Rs 5 lakh to kin of those that died in recent floods, landslides
The state government will also provide Rs 10 lakh to those who lost their homes and land in rain-related disasters
Kerala Floods: Bride, groom reach wedding venue in a cauldron, get married
The couple, who are health workers, said that due to COVID-19, they had kept invitees to a minimum
Kerala rains: House washes away in Kottayam amid torrential downpour; watch it here
Kerala has been witnessing extreme rainfall since 16 October, which has led to a series of landslides in the Kottayam district
Six people dead, dozen reported missing, several others injured as heavy rains pound Kerala
The state government has sought the assistance of the defence forces for rescue operations even as a 'red alert' was sounded for six districts of Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur and Palakkad
No-confidence motion against P Vijayan govt defeated in Kerala Assembly; CM says Congress in 'pathetic situation'
It is after a 15-year gap that a no-confidence motion was moved against the state government
Narendra Modi reviews flood situation in six states, calls for innovative technology for forecast system
The prime minister appealed for better coordination between Central and state agencies as part of a permanent system to predict floods
Toll due to Idukki landslide rises to 43; IMD predicts heavy rains in six districts in Kerala till Tuesday
Incessant rains, landslides and opening of shutters of dams across rivers have led to rise in water levels in rivers and streams in central Kerala, aggravating the flood situation.
Landslide in Kerala Updates: Rescue ops to continue overnight, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan; NDRF team arrives at spot
Landslide in Kerala LATEST Updates: Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the rescue operations for those stuck in the debris of the Idukki landslide will continue during the night.
Nipah virus, Kerala floods, and now COVID-19: Malayalam media's coverage of crises offers a model worth replicating for constructive journalism
The Malayalam news media has focused on solution-based journalism thus guiding people in Kerala towards measures or a preventive cure to overcome a crisis like COVID-19 as opposed to peddling sensationalist or communal dribble which are characteristic of a lot of Indian language media
Man in Wayanad, who lost his house in 2019 Kerala floods, ends life over delay in receiving state assistance
Anguished over the alleged delay in receiving flood relief from the Kerala government, a 42-year-old man committed suicide in Wayanad district
Kerala Tourism eyes 10-12% rise in footfalls, earnings in current fiscal post-worst deluge in a century
Kerala Tourism is targeting a healthy 10-12 percent growth in both arrivals as well as in earnings in the year to March 2020 as the state has returned to normalcy after the worst deluge in a century had ravaged the entire state last year, a senior official has said
India floods 2019: Around 1,900 killed in monsoon rains, deluge across country; Maharashtra tops list with 382 deaths recorded so far
Nearly 1,900 people lost their lives and another 46 were reported missing this monsoon season in rains and floods which affected more than 25 lakh in 22 states, Union Home Ministry officials said
Country records highest monsoon rainfall since 1994; floods wreak havoc in several states
Most of the country was affected by the incessant monsoon rains which created havoc in many states, both killing and displacing people
Flood And Fury: Kerala's 2018 floods was only a preview to the future awaiting us
The effect of global warming and deforestation is felt more across the high ranges of Kerala situated in the Western Ghats.
Four films, one weekend: Love Action Drama, Ittymani: Made in China, Brothers Day, Finals kick start Onam festivities
Nivin Pauly has not had a hit in a long time, and the early release of his film Love Action Drama may secure him an edge over other Onam releases.
P Vijayan praises ex-Kerala guv P Sathasivam for upholding secular values, social justice after Centre announces new appointee
Kerala governor P Sathasivam upheld the secular values of the state and his steps to encourage social justice and gender equality are a model to the country, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said at his farewell meet on Tuesday.
Rahul Gandhi writes to Arjun Munda, Pinarayi Vijayan over relief for flood-hit areas in Kerala
Rahul Gandhi has written to Union minister Arjun Munda and Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, urging them for early payment of compensation to tribals and reconstruction measures in flood-hit areas.
Flood and Fury: New book analyses how myopic industries, govts facilitated the Kerala calamity in 2018
Journalist Viju B’s new book, Flood and Fury: Ecological Devastation in the Western Ghats, is an important and engaging read weaving together data with the actual ground situation. It goes beyond news reports, images of the flood, and the destruction brought about by it, to pinpoint how nature has been wilfully wrecked by humans.
Rahul Gandhi writes letter to Narendra Singh Tomar, Harsh Vardhan and Nitin Gadkari; seeks help to rehabilitate flood-hit Wayanad
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written letters to Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Harsh Vardhan and Nitin Gadkari seeking help to rehabilitate flood-hit Wayanad.