Highlights

  • Overflowing rivers, flash floods in many parts of Kerala, 6 killed
  • Re-opening of colleges delayed, Sabarimala pilgrimage to be avoided till October 19
  • IMD: Intense rainfall in Kerala will reduce from post Sunday afternoon 

Latest news

Delhi Pollution: Schools & colleges reopen after 2 weeks, air quality remains 'very poor'

Delhi Pollution: Schools & colleges reopen after 2 weeks, air quality remains 'very poor'

Winter Session Day 1: Farm laws repeal top agenda, Oppn wants legal backing for MSP

Winter Session Day 1: Farm laws repeal top agenda, Oppn wants legal backing for MSP

Omicron scare: Maharashtra man tests Covid +ve after returning from South Africa

Omicron scare: Maharashtra man tests Covid +ve after returning from South Africa

India mandates 14-day travel history, negative RT-PCR test for international arrivals from Dec 1

India mandates 14-day travel history, negative RT-PCR test for international arrivals from Dec 1

BJP wins big in Tripura, bags 329 out of 334 seats in municipal elections

BJP wins big in Tripura, bags 329 out of 334 seats in municipal elections

Kerala rain fury kills 6: armed forces on standby but MeT says showers to subside

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan after chairing an emergency meeting in the state capital on Saturday said that 'the situation is really serious

At least 6 people were killed and dozens of others have gone missing as heavy rain lashed south and central Kerala causing flash floods and landslides in many parts of the southern state

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan after chairing an emergency meeting in the state capital on Saturday said that 'the situation is really serious in some parts of the state' and his government has sought help from the army, navy, and air force.

Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, and Idukki districts were worst affected and local media reported that many people were injured in rain-related accidents.

Also watch: Meet the Kerala couple who run a coffee shop and travel the world together

Vijayan also directed the district collectors to open relief camps to relocate the affected people and said the camps should function strictly adhering to Covid-19 protocol.

The chief minister announced that colleges that were to reopen from October 18 should now only open from October 20. It was also decided that the Sabarimala pilgrimage will be avoided till October 19.

However, the IMD said in a tweet late on Saturday that intense rainfall activity over Kerala will reduce significantly from late afternoon on Sunday.

Up Next

Kerala rain fury kills 6: armed forces on standby but MeT says showers to subside

Kerala rain fury kills 6: armed forces on standby but MeT says showers to subside

Delhi Pollution: Schools & colleges reopen after 2 weeks, air quality remains 'very poor'

Delhi Pollution: Schools & colleges reopen after 2 weeks, air quality remains 'very poor'

Winter Session Day 1: Farm laws repeal top agenda, Oppn wants legal backing for MSP

Winter Session Day 1: Farm laws repeal top agenda, Oppn wants legal backing for MSP

Omicron scare: Maharashtra man tests Covid +ve after returning from South Africa

Omicron scare: Maharashtra man tests Covid +ve after returning from South Africa

India mandates 14-day travel history, negative RT-PCR test for international arrivals from Dec 1

India mandates 14-day travel history, negative RT-PCR test for international arrivals from Dec 1

BJP wins big in Tripura, bags 329 out of 334 seats in municipal elections

BJP wins big in Tripura, bags 329 out of 334 seats in municipal elections

More videos

PM skips all party meet, Oppn demands MSP law, compensation for farmers
Omicron variant | Govt to review decision to resume international flights
Omicron variant | Intensive containment, active surveillance, increased vaccination: Centre to states
'I am done! Goodbye! INJUSTICE': comedian Munawar Faruqui hints at quitting comedy
Pandemic is not over yet, warns PM Modi as new variant raises concerns
Experts' description of 'Omicron' variant raises concern
Heavy rains continue to lash Chennai, intensity to reduce from Sunday predict weather experts
PM Modi to chair all-party meet ahead of winter session; repeal to crypto - a heavy agenda ahead
Variant scare pushes states to issue new rules for travellers, here is what you need to know
Delhi Choking: Records highest pollution days in November with AQI severe for 11 days