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Fourth shutter of Peringalkuth Dam opened; People on the banks of Chalakudy river should be careful: Chief Minister

Thiruvananthapuram > Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has requested folks to be cautious because the rain continues to be heavy within the state. With the fourth sluice of Peringalkuth Dam open, there’s a warning that extra water will attain the Chalakudy River by night. Residents ought to stay vigilant and put together to evacuate as directed by authorities. These in low-lying areas of Thrissur and Ernakulam districts also needs to be cautious. These in areas the place folks have been displaced in the course of the 2018 floods ought to transfer to full camps.

The Central Meteorological Division has issued a purple alert within the districts of Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad and Kannur immediately. Orange alert has been declared in Kollam, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad and Kasaragod districts.
Evening journey to hilly areas needs to be averted utterly.

Residents residing on the banks of lakes, rivers and catastrophe inclined areas ought to take note of the rain state of affairs and transfer as per the directions of the authorities. Camps have been opened and services ensured in all districts. These in low-lying areas, riverbanks, and hilly areas vulnerable to landslides should be further cautious.

By no means ought to one cross rivers, bathe in rivers or different our bodies of water, fish or do every other goal throughout heavy rains. Keep away from leisure journey, bathing, washing garments and baiting in areas with excessive water ranges, particularly on the banks of rivers, rivers, lakes and ponds.

Everybody ought to take critically the significance of getting emergency kits prepared in each dwelling.
Decrease Periyar (Idukki), Kallarkutty (Idukki), Ponmudi (Idukki), Tannayar (Idukki), Kundala (Idukki) and Moozhiyar (Pathanamthitta) dams are at the moment on purple alert. Fishing has been utterly banned in Kerala until August 4. Due to this fact fishermen shouldn’t ignore the warnings below any circumstances. Boats, boats and different fishing gear needs to be stored in protected locations. Please don’t unfold faux information. Name 1077, the toll-free variety of the District Catastrophe Administration Authority, for emergency help.

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