Thousands stranded along Pamba banks; Call for rescue – UKMALAYALEE

Thousands stranded along Pamba banks; Call for rescue

Thursday 16 August 2018 2:06 AM UTC

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Aug 16: As water level in Pamba rose, thousands of people people along its banks from Ranni to Aranmula stranded in their flooded houses from morning without food or drinking water.

Their whereabouts came to light after they began posting videos on their Facebook pages and contacting media persons.

In most homes there is water till their first floor and many have climbed to their terraces for safety.Cutting power supplies to avoid dangers has also hampered the rescue operation.

More units of Central Disaster Response Team and Engineers Task Force have arrived for rescue works in Pathanamthitta.

CLICK TO FOLLOW UKMALAYALEE.COM