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Death toll in rain-related incidents in Kerala reaches 21; Kottayam and Idukki worst hit

Loss of life toll in rain-related incidents in Kerala reaches 21; Kottayam and Idukki worst hit | Information

New Delhi: The loss of life toll in rain-related incidents in Kerala has risen to 21 as extra our bodies have been recovered from the location of landslide at Kottayam and Idukki district. Out of the 21 deaths, 13 have been reported from Kottayam, whereas the remaining 8 have been reported from Idukki, stated the State’s Data & Public Relations Division. 
Personnel from the three defence forces, Military, Navy and the Air Pressure have been pressed into service for rescue and rehabilitation efforts within the state.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday urged folks within the state to take all precautions in opposition to the rain. CM Pinarayi Vijayan right now stated 105 reduction camps have been arrange throughout the state and the preparations have been made to start out extra camps as quickly as attainable amid heavy rainfall and landslides within the state.
Moreover, in view of Pink Alert in 5 districts of Kerala, Southern Naval Command Headquarters has been made prepared to offer help to native administration in rescue operations. The Kerala State Catastrophe Administration Authority has sought help from Southern Naval Command at Kochi for air lifting of marooned households at Koottickal, which is claimed to be the worst affected village in Kottayam district.
PM Modi speaks to Kerala CM on scenario
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan right now over the deaths and devastation induced because of the landslide following incessant rains within the state. PM Modi expressed condolences to the households of the bereaved and warranted that the authorities are working to help the injured and affected.
In a tweet, Prime Minister stated, “Spoke to Kerala CM Shri@vijayanpinarayi and mentioned the scenario within the wake of heavy rains and landslides in Kerala. Authorities are engaged on the bottom to help the injured and affected. I pray for everybody`s security and well-being”.
State to witness rains for 3-4 days extra: IMD
“Underneath its affect, whereas remoted heavy rainfall may be very doubtless over coastal Karnataka, Kerala, Mahe, Tamil Nadu, and Pudducherry on Sunday, there could be important discount in rainfall exercise,” the IMD stated in its bulletin on Sunday.
“Thereafter, a recent spell is more likely to have an effect on south Peninsular India from October 20 and trigger pretty widespread rainfall with remoted heavy falls doubtless over Kerala, south inside Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Pudducherry, Mahe, and Karaikal and more likely to proceed for subsequent 3-4 days,” it stated.
4 trains partially cancelled
Moreover, in accordance with an ANI report, at the very least 4 trains travelling from Tamil Nadu to Kerala and Kerala to Tamil Nadu will face partial cancellations on October 17 and 18.
“Prepare No. 06101 Chennai Egmore – Kollam Particular prepare leaving Chennai Egmore on 17.10.2021 can be partially cancelled between Sengottai and Kollam. Prepare No. 06792 Palakkad – Tirunelveli Particular prepare journey commencing on 17.10.2021 will partially cancelled between Punalur and Tirunelveli. Prepare No. 06791 Tirunelveli – Palakkad Particular prepare journey commencing on 17.10.2021 will partially cancelled between Tirunelveli and Punalur. Prepare No. 06102 Kollam – Chennai Egmore Particular prepare journey commencing on 18.10.2021 can be partially cancelled between Sengottai and Kollam,” stated a letter from Southern Railways. 
Centre will present all assist to Kerala: Amit Shah
In the meantime, Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah assured the state that the central authorities is repeatedly monitoring the scenario and can present all attainable assist in Kerala. Shah stated in a tweet, “We’re repeatedly monitoring the scenario in elements of Kerala within the wake of heavy rainfall and flooding. The central govt will present all attainable help to assist folks in want. NDRF groups have already been despatched to help the rescue operations. Praying for everybody’s security.”
(With Company inputs)

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