Heavy rains in Kerala; 13 killed

by Kerala | 10-06-2018 | 2663 views

13 people were killed after heavy rain lashed several parts of Kerala since the onset of monsoon. Also, the strong wind which hit parts of state on Saturday led to falling of trees and electric poles at several locations causing traffic or blockade of roads.

Heavy rain continued in districts like Idukki, Kozhikode and Kannur of the state. The rain also caused damage to crops and property in Idukki Kozhikode and Kannur districts. Train services where disrupted in Kozhikode when a tree fell on a railway track near Kadalundi village in the district. Coastal areas and high range district reported sea erosion and landslips due to heavy rain.

The local authorities had to open shutters of a dam at a nearby kallar towns after the water level in the Reservoir reached its maximum capacity.

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