Heavy wind, rain damage 50 homes in Vaikom

Kottayam: Heavy winds damaged over 50 houses in Vaikom in Kottayam district on Monday. The 'Ootupura' (refectory) and 'Kalapeedam' of the famous Vaikom temple was also destroyed in the wind.

The electricity lines in this area have snapped.

Yellow alert has been issued in 9 districts including Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad and Malappuram districts.

According to an IMD alert, heavy rainfall (7- 11 cm in 24 hours) is very likely to occur at one or two places in Kerala on Monday.


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