- The district collector informed about this in a Facebook post
- The ban is because of the potential for landslides
- Control is until Friday
“Night travel through Idukki district from 11.10.2021 to 14.10.2021 has been banned due to an orange alert issued by the State Disaster Management Authority and the Indian Meteorological Department. Idukki District Collector clarified in a Facebook post.
The Central Meteorological Department has warned people in low-lying areas, riverbanks, landslide prone areas and hilly areas to be vigilant as the rains continue in various places.
Orange alert has been declared in six districts of the state.
Tuesday (12.10.2021): Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam and Idukki
Wednesday (13.10.2021): Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad and Malappuram
Thursday (14.10.2021): Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur and Malappuram
Friday (15.10.2021): Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad
Yellow alert has been declared in seven districts.
Tuesday (12.10.2021): Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod
Wednesday (13.10.2021): Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod
Thursday (14.10.2021): Palakkad, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod
Friday (15.10.2021): Ernakulam, Idukki and Kannur
At the same time, there were floods in Kozhikode Kumpara and Attappadi. The low-lying areas of the hilly region of Thiruvananthapuram were flooded. The hilly region receives heavy rainfall. It is reported that farms in Palode and Vithura areas were flooded. In Attappady, traffic was disrupted due to heavy flooding through the pass. It is suspected that Urul broke in the Silent Valley forest.
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