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Category: non-narmada-dams :: Periyar
Last updated: Oct 25 2018 11:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Kerala floods: Rain eases in some areas even as toll crosses 60; Kochi airport resumes operations 11.8.2019 Scroll.in
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, whose constituency Wayanad is among the worst-hit parts of the state, will arrive for a two-day visit on Sunday.
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Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka battle deluge, heavy rain lashes Gujarat 9.8.2019 Scroll.in
At least 15 people have been killed in rain-related incidents in Kerala, and the airport in Kochi was closed till Sunday 3 pm.
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Kerala rain: Over 22,000 people in flood relief camps, Kochi airport shut till Sunday 9.8.2019 Scroll.in
All schools have been ordered shut in the state on Friday.
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Water level 3.4.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
MADURAIWater level in Periyar dam stood at 112.70 feet (permissible level is 142 ft) with an inflow of 7 cusecs and a discharge of 100 cusecs. In Vaig
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Water level 28.3.2019 Hindu: Madurai
MADURAIWater level in Periyar dam stood at 113 feet (permissible level is 142 ft) with an inflow of 3 cusecs and a discharge of 100 cusecs. In Vaigai
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In Sabarimala temple’s shadow, a Kerala mosque stands witness to a long history of communal amity 25.10.2018 Scroll.in
The mosque in Erumely is named for Vavar, the Muslim friend of Sabarimala’s presiding deity Ayyappa. It is the first stop for most pilgrims to the hill shrine.
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'Dams played a major role in this flood' 27.8.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'The rivers that caused the maximum problem were the ones that had dams built on them.'
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Kerala to SC: Sudden water release by TN caused deluge 23.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'We requested controlled release of water without waiting for the water level in the reservoir to reach its full level.'
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Opening of dams caused Kerala floods, says Opposition 22.8.2018 Rediff: News
Leader of Opposition in Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala demanded a judicial probe into the circumstances that led to opening of shutters of 40-odd dams at a time in the state.
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Cochin airport to open on August 26 21.8.2018 Sify Finance
With the flood waters receding rapidly, the Cochin International Airport, one of the three in Kerala and the busiest, will open on August 26 - after 12 days of closure.
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Kerala floods: First commercial flight lands at Kochi naval base; death toll at 210 20.8.2018 Zee News : States
The Alliance Air flight took off from Bengaluru and landed at INS Garuda, a naval air station. 
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'We were breathless in fear' 18.8.2018 Rediff: News
'Only when you see it, you will understand how bad the situation is.'
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'I won't forget that night ever' 18.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'We used to enjoy looking at the serene Periyar river every day, flowing quietly and calmly.''How everything changed in a day!''The quiet Periyar became angry, aggressive, ferocious terrifying everyone in its way.''I have not seen this kind of rain fury in my entire life.'
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Tamil Nadu could have reduced Kerala crisis impact 18.8.2018 Rediff: News
Given the intensity of the rain, at least a third of this crisis could have been averted, had Tamil Nadu heeded Kerala's requests.
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Kerala floods: Indian Army, Navy, Coast Guard and NDRF continue rescue oper... 17.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Kerala floods: Indian Army, Navy, Coast Guard and NDRF continue rescue oper...
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Kerala floods: The ghost of past environment policy returns 17.8.2018 Sify Finance
/Mongabay) Kerala has been facing unusually high rainfall since early August, which has led to statewide floods taking several lives and causing severe damage. According to the government, there hasnt been a flood of this scale in last 90 years. The death toll as of August 16, stands at 114.
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Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami assures Kerala CM no threat to Periyar Dam safety 17.8.2018 DNA: Mumbai
A day after Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan raised concern over the alarming rise in the storage of Mullai Periyar Dam, Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday said that there was no threat to the safety of the dam and water is being stored at the permitted level of 142 ft as per the orders of the Supreme Court. “I would like to state that the Mullai Periyar Dam is safe in all respects viz., hydrologically, seismically and structurally as per the Supreme Court order dated May 7, 2014,” he wrote in a letter to his Kerala counterpart, who wanted the storage level in the dam to be brought down to 139 feet. Pointing out to the periodical inspection by the SC-appointed Supervisory Committee, he said that the committee on its visit on August 4 found that the dam is safe to store water up to 142 ft. “Therefore, there is no threat to the safety of the dam and water is being stored at the permitted level of 142 ft as per the orders of the Supreme Court,” he said, adding that the ...
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Kerala floods: Kochi airport shut till Saturday, flights diverted to T... 16.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Kerala floods: Kochi airport shut till Saturday, flights diverted to T...
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Watch: Indian Navy's flight divers heroically airlift stranded people 16.8.2018 DNA: Popular News
Indian Navy has commneced the airlift operations in Trichur, Aluva and Muvattupuzha area. The airlift operation by Indian Navy has so far rescued 36 people stranded in the state. People are being airlifted and are being sheltered in the naval base. Food and water are also being planned to drop.  The death toll from the fresh spell of monsoon fury since August 8 has risen to 75. A red alert has been sounded in 12 of the 14 districts. Massive landslide killed eight more people in Palakkad district of Kerala on Thursday even as there was no let-up in the torrential rains in the state where additional defence teams have been rushed to scale up rescue and relief operations. Rise in flood waters in Periyar river due to continuous rains and opening of all shutters of all major dams including Mullaperiyar, Cheruthoni, part of Idukki reservoir, and Idamalayar, have severely hit life of people in the downstream areas.  The Supreme Court on Thursday termed as "grave" the flood situation in Kerala and agreed to hear ...
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Kerala flood toll touches 79, rains continue 16.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Kerala flood toll touches 79, rains continue
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