Articles about Kerala Floods

What caused the Kerala floods? NASA reveals the reason

22 Aug 2018

India
What caused the Kerala floods? NASA reveals the reason

NASA has released a video using satellite data that provides an estimate of rainfall and shows the spread of the resulting severe flooding in Kerala.

#KeralaFloods: India may refuse UAE's generous aid due to UPA-policy

22 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi
#KeralaFloods: India may refuse UAE's generous aid due to UPA-policy

The Indian government may not take UAE's help of Rs. 700 crore for relief after floods wreaked havoc in Kerala, following a policy formed by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Kerala floods: Technical assistance required as Kerala starts reconstruction

22 Aug 2018

Kerala
Kerala floods: Technical assistance required as Kerala starts reconstruction

With rains having petered out and flood waters receding, Kerala's efforts have shifted towards reconstruction and rehabilitation.

Kerala floods aftermath: Govt focuses on cleaning houses, public places

22 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi
Kerala floods aftermath: Govt focuses on cleaning houses, public places

With operations to rescue stranded people from flood-affected areas nearing a close, the Kerala government today turned its attention to cleaning of houses and public places which were damaged in the unprecedented rains which ravaged the state.

#KeralaFloods: No outbreak of communicable disease reported, says Nadda

22 Aug 2018

Kerala
#KeralaFloods: No outbreak of communicable disease reported, says Nadda

Union Health Minister JP Nadda yesterday said no outbreak of communicable disease has been reported from the flood-ravaged districts of Kerala so far.

#Keralafloods: Let's talk about Kerala's unsung heroes, the fishermen

21 Aug 2018

Kerala
#Keralafloods: Let's talk about Kerala's unsung heroes, the fishermen

Yesterday Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan announced that 90% of rescue operations in the state has been completed, thanks to NGOs, government agencies like NDRF, the Indian Navy, et al, and of course individuals.

#KeralaFloods: Kochi airport suffers estimated loss of over Rs. 220cr

21 Aug 2018

Kochi
#KeralaFloods: Kochi airport suffers estimated loss of over Rs. 220cr

The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) has suffered an estimated loss of over Rs. 220cr in the floods, an official in Kochi said today.

Kerala: 373 dead, 87 injured due to rains, floods, landslides

21 Aug 2018

Kerala
Kerala: 373 dead, 87 injured due to rains, floods, landslides

Rains, floods, and landslides in Kerala have killed 373 people since May 30, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said today.

Kerala floods: Experts say flood damages could have been reduced

21 Aug 2018

Kerala
Kerala floods: Experts say flood damages could have been reduced

Kerala has been ravaged by floods since August 8, leading to 357 people losing their lives, and over Rs. 20,000cr worth of property being damaged.

Kerala floods: 90% of rescue operations completed

20 Aug 2018

Kerala
Kerala floods: 90% of rescue operations completed

In what can be seen as a silver lining in an otherwise bleak situation, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan announced a while back that 90% of rescue operations in the state had been completed.

Indian athletes at Asian Games worried for Kerala flood victims

20 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu
Indian athletes at Asian Games worried for Kerala flood victims

The tragedy unfolding in the aftermath of the Kerala floods is finding an echo in faraway Indonesia where athletes from the state are worried but have their minds focused on the Asian Games.

Kerala flood relief: Puducherry govt employees donate one day salary

20 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu
Kerala flood relief: Puducherry govt employees donate one day salary

The government employees in Puducherry, the Union Territory neighboring Tamil Nadu, have decided to contribute their one day salary to the Kerala flood relief fund.

100 doctors, paramedics from Maharashtra to help Kerala flood victims

20 Aug 2018

Maharashtra
100 doctors, paramedics from Maharashtra to help Kerala flood victims

A team of around 100 doctors and paramedical staff from Maharashtra left for Kerala today to help the flood-affected people.

#KeralaFloods: 19-year-old commits suicide as rains destroy Class- 12 certificates

20 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi
#KeralaFloods: 19-year-old commits suicide as rains destroy Class- 12 certificates

In a heartbreaking incident, a 19-year-old Kerala boy took his life after the rains destroyed his Class-12 certificates which were kept at his Karanthur home in Kozhikode district.

Kerala man loses Gulf-job for insensitive comment on flood victims

20 Aug 2018

Facebook
Kerala man loses Gulf-job for insensitive comment on flood victims

Rahul Cheru Palayattu, an expat from Kerala, who worked at gulf firm Lulu Group International was sacked for posting an insensitive comment about the floods, which have brought the southern state of India to a standstill.

US: Indian NGO 'Sewa International' raises over $10,000 for Kerala
US: Indian NGO 'Sewa International' raises over $10,000 for Kerala

Sewa International, an Indian non-profit organization in America, has raised over $10,000 for flood relief operations in the deluge-hit Kerala.

#KeralaFloods: TN devotees end Sabarimala pilgrimage in local Ayyappa temples

19 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu
#KeralaFloods: TN devotees end Sabarimala pilgrimage in local Ayyappa temples

With heavy rains and floods making the famous hill shrine of Sabarimala in Kerala out of bounds, several Ayyappa devotees from Tamil Nadu chose to end their pilgrimage at local temples in Chennai and elsewhere in the state.

#KeralaFloods: Andhra IAS officers donate one-day salary to flood-hit victims

19 Aug 2018

Kerala
#KeralaFloods: Andhra IAS officers donate one-day salary to flood-hit victims

To provide aid to flood-hit victims, the IAS Officers' Association of Andhra Pradesh (IASOA-AP) today announced that it will contribute one-day salary of its members to CM Relief Funds of Kerala.

#KeralaFloods: India Inc extends relief measures to victims through donations

19 Aug 2018

Monsoon
#KeralaFloods: India Inc extends relief measures to victims through donations

With heavy rains continuing to wreak havoc in Kerala, India Inc has extended relief measures to the victims by offering donations.

Kerala floods: IAF saves baby in dramatic rescue operation

19 Aug 2018

Kerala
Kerala floods: IAF saves baby in dramatic rescue operation

In a heroic and dramatic rescue operation, Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel saved a toddler and his mother from a rooftop in the flood-ravaged district of Alappuzha in Kerala.

Ecologist, who predicted Kerala-floods in 2011, says Goa next

19 Aug 2018

Goa
Ecologist, who predicted Kerala-floods in 2011, says Goa next

Ecologist Madhav Gadgil has said Goa may face a similar deluge like Kerala if precautions aren't taken.

Horrified to see loss of life, destruction by Kerala-floods: Krishnamoorthi

19 Aug 2018

India
Horrified to see loss of life, destruction by Kerala-floods: Krishnamoorthi

A top Indian-American Congressman, Raja Krishnamoorthi, said he is "horrified" by the destruction and loss of life caused by the severe floods in Kerala, saying the "unimaginable" human cost of the tragedy is felt by families across India and world.

Kerala: Commercial flight operations from Kochi Naval Base from tomorrow

19 Aug 2018

Monsoon
Kerala: Commercial flight operations from Kochi Naval Base from tomorrow

The Center yesterday said Kerala's Kochi Naval Base will be thrown open for commercial flight operations from the morning of August 20, bringing a huge relief to people awaiting the resumption of air service from Kochi.

#KeralaFloods: This Mumbai-based NGO is collecting food, clothes for victims

19 Aug 2018

Mumbai
#KeralaFloods: This Mumbai-based NGO is collecting food, clothes for victims

A Mumbai-based NGO has started a campaign to collect food and other items to help the flood victims in Kerala.

#KeralaFloods: No red-alert issued but heavy rainfall predicted

19 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi
#KeralaFloods: No red-alert issued but heavy rainfall predicted

For the first time since August 9, no red alert was issued for any of Kerala's 14 districts, but the IMD has predicted heavy rainfall in the districts of Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha.

India's youngest billionaire slammed for Rs. 10,000 donation for flood-victims

18 Aug 2018

Paytm
India's youngest billionaire slammed for Rs. 10,000 donation for flood-victims

With several avenues now open for providing financial help to flood victims in Kerala, several industrialists, politicians, celebrities, and the like, along with normal citizens, have started contributing.

AAP ministers to donate one month salary to flood-hit Kerala

18 Aug 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
AAP ministers to donate one month salary to flood-hit Kerala

All AAP MPs, MLAs, and ministers will donate one-month salary for the relief work in flood-ravaged Kerala, where 194 people have died.

Football clubs across the world show solidarity with Kerala

18 Aug 2018

Kerala
Football clubs across the world show solidarity with Kerala

Unfortunately, Kerala has been impacted by flash floods, the worst the state has seen in recent years.

People in flood-hit Kerala can share location even if offline

18 Aug 2018

Twitter
People in flood-hit Kerala can share location even if offline

In a bid to help rescue workers locate stranded Keralites, Google has now enabled offline location sharing features on Google Maps.

Alliance Air to operate 'proving flight' to Kochi naval base

18 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi
Alliance Air to operate 'proving flight' to Kochi naval base

Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India, will operate a "proving flight" to Kochi's naval base in Kerala today to study the safety aspects of operating ATR type aircraft from there.

#KeralaNeedsYou: Here's how you can help the flood victims

18 Aug 2018

Mumbai
#KeralaNeedsYou: Here's how you can help the flood victims

The worst floods in a century have crippled Kerala, misplaced thousands, killed hundreds, and devastated homes. During this time of deluge, God's own country and its people need you.

Mamata Banerjee expresses solidarity with flood-affected people of Kerala

18 Aug 2018

West Bengal
Mamata Banerjee expresses solidarity with flood-affected people of Kerala

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today expressed solidarity with the flood-affected people of Kerala.

UN chief 'saddened' over destruction caused by floods in Kerala

18 Aug 2018

Kerala
UN chief 'saddened' over destruction caused by floods in Kerala

UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed sadness over the flooding and extensive damage and displacement caused in rain-battered Kerala.

Kerala floods: Modi announces Rs. 500cr relief, aerial survey underway

18 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi
Kerala floods: Modi announces Rs. 500cr relief, aerial survey underway

After failing to undertake a preliminary aerial survey to assess the situation in Kerala, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a high-level meeting, announced an interim relief of Rs. 500cr for the flood-hit state.

Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs. 10 crore relief for flood-hit Kerala

18 Aug 2018

Arvind Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs. 10 crore relief for flood-hit Kerala

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced Rs. 10 crore relief for flood-ravaged Kerala, where 106 people died on a single day yesterday as the state plunged deeper into misery with hospitals facing the shortage of oxygen and fuel stations running dry.

#KeralaFloods: 324 dead, over 2L in camps, rescue operations on

18 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi
#KeralaFloods: 324 dead, over 2L in camps, rescue operations on

In rain battered Kerala, life continues to be on standstill. On Friday, CM Pinaryi Vijayan said 324 people have lost their lives, over 2 lakh people are in about 1500+ relief camps, as the state witnessed its worst rainfall in 80 years.

Kerala Floods: Air India to operate Kochi flights from Thiruvananthapuram

17 Aug 2018

Kochi
Kerala Floods: Air India to operate Kochi flights from Thiruvananthapuram

National carrier Air India today said its flights scheduled to depart from the Kochi airport, which has been shut down till August 26 due to floods, will operate from Thiruvananthapuram.

PM to visit Kerala to take stock of flood situation

17 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi
PM to visit Kerala to take stock of flood situation

PM Narendra Modi will visit Kerala this evening to take stock of the flood situation there.

#KeralaFloods: Excise-duty on liquor increased to collect revenue for relief

17 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi
#KeralaFloods: Excise-duty on liquor increased to collect revenue for relief

Kerala is experiencing its worst floods and the state has decided to increase excise duty on liquor to collect revenue for flood relief.

Kerala Floods: State on red alert, Kochi Airport shut

15 Aug 2018

Monsoon
Kerala Floods: State on red alert, Kochi Airport shut

Since August 8, Kerala's situation has been constantly deteriorating. On Independence Day, the state sounded the red alert for flooding in all 14 districts and shut down the Kochi Airport till Saturday.

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