Due to heavy rains in the catchment area, five shutters of the Aruvikkara Dam have been opened. Due to this, the water level in Karamana river is rising, authorities on both sides of the country have to be cautious. Water bodies have been established in many parts of the city. The Bund Road was swept away by the tortoiseshell and into the houses.
The meteorological department has warned that there will be widespread rains in Kerala today. The Disaster Response Authority has said that lightning and high winds should be used with caution. Fishermen off the coast of Kerala and Lakshadweep have been warned not to go to sea as there is a possibility of strong winds. Vigilance is advised in Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Kollam and Thrissur districts.
English Summary: Rain havoc in thiruvananthapuram