Extensive damage due to heavy rains in North Kerala. Four people, including two children, died in Wayanad and Malappuram. The deceased has been identified as Jyothika (6), daughter of Babu of Walad Tonekkara colony in Wayanad Thavinjal panchayath. The tree fell on the bodies of Babu and his daughter due to strong winds. Babu, who was critically injured, is undergoing treatment at the medical college. He died after falling into the Unnimaya (5) at Kuricharmala Venkat. 16 relief camps were opened in the district. The three shutters of the Karappuzha dam were raised. The water level in Chaliyar and Iruvazhanjipuzha rose.
Those in Thiruvambadi and Karassery areas were warned to be vigilant. It is suspected that the landslide occurred in the forest due to the strong mountain water flood in Iruvazhinyipuzha. Extreme caution has been issued to those living on the banks of Iruvazhinyipuzha and Chaliyar rivers. The Kakkayam dam is likely to open due to the high water level. A red alert was issued in Wayanad and Kozhikode on Thursday due to the possibility of heavy rains. Strong winds and rains are also expected in the Thamarassery region. The Kodancherry Chembukadavu bridges were submerged in the Puthuppadi and Kodancherry rivers. Nilambur landslide at Adyanpara. Mundari bridge at Malappuram Pothukalli has washed away. With this, the people of Vaniyambalam, Kumbalappara, and Tharipapotti colonies became isolated.
The young man died of shock in the upstairs room of Malappuram. Shabirali, 43, was killed when a tree branch fell on him while he was cutting down power lines. Three relief camps opened in Nilambur due to heavy rains. The camps were opened in Bhutan, Poolapadam, and Kurusalangode schools. Thirty families were relocated to camps. Due to the flood warning, all mining activities in Malappuram district have been banned until further notice.