- Help during heavy rains
- Arrived to visit the disaster affected area
- Jayaraj is a Kerala Congress M leader and MLA
Meanwhile, several parts of Kottayam district were inundated due to heavy rains. Poonjar, Kanjirapally, Koottikal and Enthayar were inundated due to landslides in several places.
Ten people are reported missing in a landslide near Cholathadam Kootikkal village in Plappally. The bodies of six people were recovered. Six out of ten people suspected of being missing are from the same family. Poonjar MLA Sebastian Kulathungal said the bodies of three people were found.
The high-level meeting convened by the Chief Minister decided to intensify rescue operations in all areas where heavy rains continue. All government agencies will step in for this. During the meeting, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan suggested that immediate action be taken to evacuate people from areas prone to landslides, floods and landslides.
Every possible means will be used to rescue those trapped in the rain-hit areas, including Kottayam district. The meeting evaluated the progress of rescue operations. The CM said that the situation was serious. But the latest weather forecast is reassuring.
Camps must be started to meet Covid standards. Special care should be taken in this regard. The number of camps can be increased. Masks and sanitizers should be ensured in the camps. Special arrangements should be made for cleaning toilets. Adequate fresh water should be made available. The attention of health workers should be focused on the camps. There should be enough medication. Particular caution should be exercised in the case of non-vaccinated and associated patients.
Wildfires on farms, widespread crop damage in Nilambur