Kerala Rains: Heavy rains create havoc in state, IMD issues 'Yellow Alert' in 11 districts

  • Incessant rain lashed several parts of Kerala causing landslides and flash floods. At least 15 people have died and several are feared missing. Earlier today, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan urged people in the state to take all precautions against the rain.
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A total of 11 teams of the National Disaster Relief Teams (NDRF) have been deployed to the state in coordination with the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA). Earlier today, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a 'Yellow Alert' in 11 districts of Kerala for heavy rainfall.(ANI )

A total of 11 teams of the National Disaster Relief Teams (NDRF) have been deployed to the state in coordination with the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA). Earlier today, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a 'Yellow Alert' in 11 districts of Kerala for heavy rainfall.(ANI )

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Army vehicles arrive for the search and rescue operation at a landslide affected area due to incessant rainfall, at Koottickal, in Kottayam on October 17.(ANI)

Army vehicles arrive for the search and rescue operation at a landslide affected area due to incessant rainfall, at Koottickal, in Kottayam on October 17.(ANI)

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A navy person looking from their helicopter on a mission to distribute relief material to flood affected people at Koottickal in Kottayam district of Kerala.(AP)

A navy person looking from their helicopter on a mission to distribute relief material to flood affected people at Koottickal in Kottayam district of Kerala.(AP)

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A bird's eye view of a flood-affected area, in Kottayam on October 17.(ANI )

A bird's eye view of a flood-affected area, in Kottayam on October 17.(ANI )

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Flood water gushes through low-lying areas triggered by incessant rains, in Kottayam on October 17.(ANI )

Flood water gushes through low-lying areas triggered by incessant rains, in Kottayam on October 17.(ANI )

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NDRF personnel clear debris caused by a landslide during search and rescue operations at a flood-affected area, at Kokkayar, in Idukki on October 17.(ANI )

NDRF personnel clear debris caused by a landslide during search and rescue operations at a flood-affected area, at Kokkayar, in Idukki on October 17.(ANI )

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Kochi Southern Naval Command (SNC) personnel on their way to provide relief material to the landslide affected areas, at Koottickal, in Kottayam on October 17.(ANI )

Kochi Southern Naval Command (SNC) personnel on their way to provide relief material to the landslide affected areas, at Koottickal, in Kottayam on October 17.(ANI )

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NDRF personnel take out a woman during a search and rescue operation at a flood-affected area, at Ranni, in Pathanamthitta, Kerala on October 17. (ANI )

NDRF personnel take out a woman during a search and rescue operation at a flood-affected area, at Ranni, in Pathanamthitta, Kerala on October 17. (ANI )

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A man holds an umbrella and keeps a watch on his grazing cows on a rainy day in Kochi, Kerala.(AP)

A man holds an umbrella and keeps a watch on his grazing cows on a rainy day in Kochi, Kerala.(AP)

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