Kerala Rains: 5 Dead As Heavy Rain Lashes Southernwest State

Kerala Rains: 5 Dead As Heavy Rain Lashes Southernwest State

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1: At least five people were killed due to the heavy rain in Kerala.

While two deaths were reported on Sunday, a car while overtaking a bus on Monday, lost control and fell into a overflowing canal in Pathanamthitta district and moved in the waters for over 15 minutes before the fire department officials recovered the vehicle.

While two people were already dead by the time they reached a hospital, a third peron died later. Mumbai Rains 2022: Netizens Blast BMC After Several Areas Report Waterlogging, Others Enjoy Respite From Heatwave.

On Sunday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that heavy rain would lash Kerala for four days and issued a yellow alert for Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad and Malappuram districts.

Following the IMD alert,the district authorities have been given the responsibility to declare holidays for educational institutions in vulnerable areas.

(The above story first appeared on Fresh Headline on Aug 01, 2022 10:29 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website