Published On: Aug 10, 2018
All shutters of Idukki dam have been opened. Incessant rains in several parts of Kerala have taken a heavy toll on life and property. Idukki and parts of northern Kerala and Palakkad district bearing the brunt of the flash floods. Even the Southern Naval Command (SNC) launched 'Operation Madad' for assisting the state administration and undertaking disaster relief operations due to the unprecedented flooding experienced in many parts of Kerala, owing to incessant rainfall and release of excess water from Idukki and other dams.