Soil piping, a process through which water erodes beneath the ground surface and leading to underground tunnels which can enlarge over a period of time, has been cited in recent weeks as a potential threat to hillocks in Kerala.
Weather forecast Today LIVE News Updates: Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi will be based in his parliamentary constituency for the next few days to assess the situation in Kerala. Home Minister Amit Shah will undertake an aerial survey of Belagavi and other flood-hit areas in Karnataka.
The IMD has issued a red alert for three districts – Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod for Sunday. Amit Shah Sunday took an aerial survey of the flood-hit regions of Belagavi in Karnataka and Maharashtra's Kolhapur and Sangli.
One of the worst affected areas in Kerala is the district of Idukki. The Indian Express's Arun Janardhanan reported on how the floods damaged his hometown and aerial footage reveals the extent of damage. The death toll in the state is now above 300.
In this edition of Idea Exchange, Secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan addresses questions by reporters on climate change and weather prediction.
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As the rain fury continues in Kerala, the state government has issued a red alert notice in all the 14 districts. The death toll has climbed to 67 while over one lakh people are put in relief camps. Transport connectivity has taken a major hit with trains are either getting cancelled or delayed. The Kochi […]
Residents of Kozhithuruth, an island in Kerala, are worried after their homes were flooded due to heavy rains this year. Their bigger worry is that the floods may destroy their only link to the mainland, a 30-year-old stone bridge over a stream.