By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Thiruvananthapuram |
May 16, 2021 2:54:53 am
Torrential rains, fierce winds and high tidal waves wreaked havoc and claimed two lives in Kerala, as it lashed the state since Friday night, forcing the government to shift hundreds of families to relief camps, PTI reported Saturday quoting sources.
Almost the entire state saw widespread uprooting of trees, waterlogging and disruption of power supply since Friday night. The Central Water Commission issued flood warning to the state. As IMD sounded ‘red alert’, indicating possibility of extremely heavy rainfall above 204 mm in 24 hours, in nine districts, the entire state was put on high vigil.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the impact of ...