The long list of Idukki ‘cities’ definitely makes a good read with a touch of hilarity, and the newest entrant on the list is Choodan City.
A yellow alert has been issued for Friday in Kannur, Kasaragod, Thrissur, Idukki, Ernakulam, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram districts.
Since last week, Munnar is inundated with tourists.
A 72-year-old woman, who was out on the road looking for her husband, died after a bike struck her on Monday evening. Her husband was later found hanging over a well near his printing press.
Strict action would be initiated by the panchayat to prevent the dumping of waste on roadsides and in public places in the Munnar town.
Tourists are flocking to enjoy a relaxing boat ride in the Idukki dam which is almost full as a result of the heavy rains and monsoon. The number of visitors to the dam has gone up after the lockdown restrictions have been relaxed
An orange alert has been issued for Pathanamthitta and Idukki while yellow alerts will apply for ten districts.
Health Minister Veena George said that the family of former loading worker, PM Suresh, 46, who was declared brain dead, voluntarily came forth to donate his vital organs.
The area has been receiving incessant rainfall from Sunday afternoon. Landslip happened when the rain waters gushed through the cracks on the rocks.
The deceased, Viji, was riding pillion with her husband on bike as they were waylaid by a lone-ranger elephant.