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Kerala is raining | Rajnath Singh to take aerial view of the state



After several days of rain, floods and landslides, Kerala took a breather on Saturday.

However, the state remained on alert, with over 60,000 displaced people in four districts.

The Met Department has predicted severe to very heavy rainfall in most of the areas in the areas of Idukki, Ernakulam, Palakkad, Wayanad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod over the next three days and has put them on alert.

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Meanwhile, the President of the Congress, Rahul Gandhi, urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide the Kerala government with sufficient funds to respond to the flood crisis and restore critical infrastructure in the state.

In a letter to the Prime Minister, Mr. Gandhi said that the torrential rain, floods and wide landslides left a trail of destruction over the state.

Read our previous cover here here and here .

Union Interior Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to be in Kochi soon to assess the flood situation in Kerala.

The minister is expected to monitor the rain-related damage near the Idukki Thadiyampad and Adimali dams in the Idukki district, as well as some locations in the Ernakulam district.

Later that evening, he will meet with the head of state and senior officials of Cochin International Airport.

Rain continues in Idukki, Wayanad

The water level in the Idukki-Hydel Reservoir has dropped below the 2400-foot mark, but the location in much of Idukkis remains bleak with severe displacement and Continuous Rainfall

The latest data on the reservoir height in the main dams of the Idukki-Hydel Reservoir System showed that the water level in the Idukki Dam had dropped to 2399.1

6 feet and that it was at 168 in the Idamalayar Dam compared to the Full Reservoir Level , 90 meters has sunk (FRL) of 169 meters. The water level at Mullaiperiyar Dam is 135.20 ft. The shutters at the Banasurasagar Dam have been raised from 80 cm to 90 cm to reduce the pressure of the water after heavy rains in Wayanad District.


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