Heavy rains lash Kerala; trees uprooted, houses destroyed

Heavy rains lash Kerala; trees uprooted, houses destroyed

Heavy rains lash Kerala; trees uprooted, houses destroyed

By / India News / Wednesday, 12 June 2019 07:29

With the South West monsoon becoming active over Kerala, heavy to very heavy rains lashed several places across the state, uprooting trees and destroying houses in coastal areas.

The IMD said Piravam in Ernakulam district received the highest rainfall of 14 cm, followed by Alappuzha, Cherthala and Nedumangad here with 11 cm each.

"Strong wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph over Lakshadweep area, Kerala and Karnataka Coasts and fishermen have been are advised not to venture into the above mentioned areas," it said.Over 10 houses were destroyed in coastal areas here due to rough seas.

Uprooting of trees were also reported from many districts.The monsoon rains had claimed three lives in the state on Monday.

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