Disaster Management Authority : 373 Dead In Kerala Floods Since May 30

Disaster Management Authority : 373 Dead In Kerala Floods Since May 30

New Delhi: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) reveal today that rains, floods and landslides have killed 373 people since May 30. It also said in a statement that over 54.11 lakh people in Kerala were affected in the massive floods of which 12. 47 lakh inmates have taken shelter in 5, 645 relief camps since May 30.

On the basis of  report it has seen that a total number of 373 people have lost their lives and 32 other went missing in Kerala following massive disaster rainfall.

The team which has been deployed for the rescue and support here as following:-

  • Navy team has been deployed with medical, nine helicopters, two fixed wing aircraft, 94 boats, the Coast Guard has deployed 36 teams, 49 boats, 23 fixed helicopters, two fixed wing aircraft and 27 hired boarts.
  • Team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 59 teams and 207 boats, the Army has deployed 23 teams and 104 boasts, the Navy has deployed 94 teams for the rescue and relief operations.  
  • Air force team has been deployed 22 helicopters, 23 fixed wing aircraft while the Central Reserve Police force has deployed 10 teams and the Border Security Force has deployed three company comprising 300 personnel.

It has seen in the report that the water level at the Mullaperiyar dam at 140 feet, Idukki dam is at 2402.18 feet, Banasura Sagar dam is at 775.2 metre, Karapuzha dam is at 758.2 metre, Thenmala dam is at 114.80 metre, Idamalayar dam is at 168.86 metre and Pazhassi dam is at 16.9 metre.

by Priti on August 21, 2018

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