Incessant rain: Another landslide in Kerala - this time, at Angamoozhy in Pathanamthitta

41% more rainfall in India from Oct 1-21, Uttarakhand records five times higher rain
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Pathanamthitta: More landslides have been reported in Kerala.

This time, from the deep forests near Seethathodu and Angamoozhy in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district after incessant rains in the region.

Reports have emerged that a house has collapsed and two cars parked in Kottamanpara were washed away by floodwaters.

The Plappally-Angamoozhy stream has also breached its banks leaving Angamoozhy town inundated.

Konni taluk received 7.4cm of rainfall in just the last two hours.

Reporters on the ground also inform that another landslide has occurred in the small village of Vandanpathal in Kerala's Kottayam district.

No loss of life has been reported from either landslide.

Kerala has seen a slew of landslides and floods these past weeks.

Forty-two lives were lost in various rain-related incidents in the state including two major landslides in Kottayam's Koottickal and Idukki's Kokkayar.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy rainfall in Central Kerala on Saturday night.

It has sounded an Orange alert in Ernakulam and Idukki districts, and Yellow alert for the remaining 12 districts.

The cyclonic circulation near Kerala and Lakshadweep is likely to bring more rains on Saturday and Sunday, the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) informed.

Meanwhile, Kerala has received the first notification from Tamil Nadu that the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam is at 136 feet.

The water level reached 136 feet at 6 pm on Saturday.

Tamil Nadu will issue a second notice at 138 feet and the first alert at 140 feet.

The permissible water level in the dam is 142 feet.

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