Monday, October 3, 2022
More

    Home Nation 5 Flights From Middle East Bound For Calicut Airport Diverted To Kochi

    5 Flights From Middle East Bound For Calicut Airport Diverted To Kochi

    Kochi(Kerala) [India]: Five flights from the Middle East bound for the Kozhikode International Airport has been diverted to Kochi airport due to bad weather.

    The diverted flights include Air Arabia from Sharjah and Abu Dhabi, Gulf Air from Bahrain, Air India Express from Abu Dhabi and Qatar Airways from Doha. Of these four flights (except Qatar Airways) returned to Kozhikode airport as the weather condition in Kozhikode became favourable.

    A red alert was declared in 8 districts of Kerala on Thursday by the India Meteorological Department as rain continued to lash the state.

    Districts of Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad and Kannur were put under red alert, indicating heavy to extremely heavy rains of over 20 cm in 24 hours.

    An Orange alert (very heavy rains of 6 cm to 20 cm) has been declared in the remaining districts except for Thiruvananthapuram where a Yellow alert is in place. A yellow alert indicates heavy rainfall between 6 and 11 cm.

    The Met Department has predicted widespread rains in Kerala from August 4 to 8 and it has warned that the state can expect isolated extremely heavy rainfall over its ghat regions.
    Water level in all major rivers across Kottayam and Pathanamthitta are rising fast and people are being evacuated to relief camps.

    Over 2,000 people are in relief camps across the State.

    The shutters of Sholayar and Peringalkuthu Dams were raised at noon today and the Chalakudy river is in spate.

    Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has urged people living on the banks of the Chalakudy river to move out as the water flow is likely to increase by evening. He said that those living in the low-lying areas of Thrissur and Ernakulam districts to be cautious.

    Due to the rains the Idukki district has declared a holiday on Friday for educational institutions.

    Teams of National Disaster Response Force have been deployed in areas in the state likely to be hit by landslides and floods and air and naval forces put on standby.

    RELATED ARTICLES

    Special Court Sends PFI Kerala Leader To 5 Days Of NIA Custody

    Kochi (Kerala) [India]: Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court here sent Abdul Sathar, a Popular Front of India (PFI) leader to five days of NIA custody for interrogation. ...Tap to read more.

    Uttar Pradesh Government Forms State’s First All-Woman PAC Battalions

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday announced the formation of the state's first three all-woman battalions of the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC), informed CMO officials. ...Tap to read more.

    BSF Seizes Pakistani Fishing Boat From ‘Harami Nala’ Creek Area Of Gujarat’s Kutch

    New Delhi [India]: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday seized one abandoned Pakistani fishing boat from 'Harami Nala' creek area near Bhuj in Kutch of Gujarat, along the India-Pakistan maritime boundary, the force said. ...Tap to read more.

    Most Popular

    Special Court Sends PFI Kerala Leader To 5 Days Of NIA Custody

    Kochi (Kerala) [India]: Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court here sent Abdul Sathar, a Popular Front of India (PFI) leader to five days of NIA custody for interrogation. ...Tap to read more.

    Uttar Pradesh Government Forms State’s First All-Woman PAC Battalions

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday announced the formation of the state's first three all-woman battalions of the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC), informed CMO officials. ...Tap to read more.

    BSF Seizes Pakistani Fishing Boat From ‘Harami Nala’ Creek Area Of Gujarat’s Kutch

    New Delhi [India]: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday seized one abandoned Pakistani fishing boat from 'Harami Nala' creek area near Bhuj in Kutch of Gujarat, along the India-Pakistan maritime boundary, the force said. ...Tap to read more.

    Sensex Plunges 638 Points; Maruti Suzuki, HUL, ITC Slump

    The Indian stock market's benchmark Sensex slumped 638 points on Monday dragged by last-hour heavy selling in auto, FMCG and banking stocks. .....Tap to read more

    Recent Comments