Rains flood several parts of Kochi, T'puram

Kochi: Ernakulam district has been experiencing heavy rains since Tuesday night. Most of the areas were submerged in water in the overnight rain.

In Kochi, several arterial roads in the city were flooded.

Areas such as the MG Road, Vytilla, regions near KSRTC stand, P&T Colony and West Kochi neighbourhoods such as Thoppumpady, Palluruthy, Edakochi etc remained water logged.

Further, houses in Perumpadappu in Palluruthy region and Maradu have also been flooded.

Parts of the state capital saw heavy showers on Wednesday morning, leading to the Aruvikkara dam shutters being opened to prevent flooding.

The shutters were initially opened by about 10 cm and later raised to 30 cm, according to reports.


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