According to the police, the mishap occurred at midnight
Defence against strong surges does not go beyond placing large pieces of rock, concrete blocks, sandbags or tetrapods; crores of rupees spent on such 'ineffective methods'
Fishermen are asked not to venture into the sea till Sunday, heavy rains are expeced to lash isolated places across Kerala
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Research Centre, the waves hitting the shore till 8.30 pm on Friday could be between 1.4m and 2m high.
Records reveal that the Authority that is yet to take a decision on similar applications pending for months and years, gave permission for this building in just four days.
The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has incorporated these changes in the amendment to the rules framed under the Coastal Protection Act of 2019.
The India Meteorological Department issued a yellow alert in 10 districts on Monday. Isolated heavy to very heavy thundershowers and strong winds can occur in these districts.
According to the Union Ministry, there are proposals to carry out mining of radioactive minerals from these areas.
Justice Anu Sivaraman, while hearing a plea by Adani Ports seeking protection from the protesters, said the agitation must not affect the ongoing project.
Kerala is now contemplating to seek an extension for preparing the plan after convincing the NGT of the difficulties in meeting the deadline.