more-inThe flood situation continues to be grim in the low-lying areas of Pathanamthitta bordering Alappuzha, leaving many families stranded in their isolated homes for the third consecutive day on Sunday. The village of Pandanad located on the borders of Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha, the Upper Kuttanad villages of Niranom, Kadapra, Nedumpram and Peringara, and surrounding areas still remain inundated. The water started receding from the upper reaches at a very small pace from Saturday. This, coupled with the heavy outflow from the Kakki and Pampa reservoirs, has further worsened the situation in the Upper Kuttanad villages. She was reviewing the flood relief operations in the district at an official meeting held at the collectorate on Sunday.
Source: The Hindu August 19, 2018 18:33 UTC