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Kerala floods: At ground zero of deluge, Idukki remains cut off for third day

With rescue and relief workers unable to reach the affected areas, stranded residents have started reporting an acute shortage of provisions. Officials said that hundreds of vehicles, including those of police and rescue workers, are stuck.

Kerala rains HIGHLIGHTS: Centre announces additional relief worth Rs 100 crores, flood loss estimated at Rs 8,316 crores

Kerala rains HIGHLIGHTS: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday estimated the preliminary loss, due to the floods, to be around Rs 8,316 crore.


Kerala Rains: Why, for only third time, Idukki dam is open

Kerala rains; Even after a discharge of 50 cubic metres per second, the reservoir has continued to rise, and the discharge will be increased to 100 cubic metres per second from 7 am Friday.

Simply Put: South dams aflush, north drier

Countrywide storage close to average for halfway stage of SW monsoon, east reservoirs too doing well. Out of the 91 reservoirs, 65 currently have more than 80% of normal storage and 26 have below 80%.

Idukki dam shutter opened after 26 years in Kerala following heavy rain

This is the first time that the incessant southwest monsoon, which has caused a series of floods and landslides in several districts of the state, has forced the dam sluice gates to be opened.

Police probe murder angle as four bodies are dug up days after Kerala family went missing

A person, who was involved in helping the police dig the pit, told a local television news channel that he observed injury marks on each of the bodies, pointing to a murder angle to the incident.


NIA arrests accused in 2010 Kerala prof attack case

A group of PFI members have been chargesheeted for attacking, chopping off the professor’s hand over a question on the Prophet.

Mullaperiyar: Strike hits normal life in Idukki

The strike was called to express apprehensions of the people over the apex court order.

Lok Sabha polls: Troubled start for Congress in Kerala

Congress legislator V T Balram called local bishop Mathew Anikuzhikkattil a wrecked creature on Facebook.

86 feared killed in Sabarimala stampede

Scores of Sabarimala pilgrims were feared killed in a stampede at Pullumedu in Kerala’s Idukki district on Friday night.

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The amount of loss in Kerala because of floods: News in Numbers

As Kerala battles its worst floods in a century, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said that the state, with help from the centre and armed forces, is constantly trying to overcome the situation. See more: