Paragraph on ‘Kerala Flood 2018’
for Madhyamik | Higher Secondary 2023
Write a short paragraph on ‘Kerala Floods in 2018’ for Madhyamik 2023 Exam.
Write a report on ‘Kerala Floods in 2018’ for Madhyamik 2023 | Higher Secondary Exam 2023.
2018 Kerala Floods
Kerala was experienced the largest disaster of flood and land slide after 1924. The south Indian state of Kerala was affected by the dangerous floods in 15th August, 2018 and onwards. It was caused by the continuous heavy rainfall for some days. It was the worst flooding in Kerala in a century. 483 people were died. 14 people were missed. Approx a million people were affected. The mainly affected areas were several districts (Chengannur, Pandanad, Edanad, Aranmula, Kozhencherry, Ayiroor, Ranni, Pandalam, Kuttanad, Aluva, and Chalakudy,N.Paravur, Chendamangalam,Eloor ) and few places in Vypin Island. 14 districts were on red alert. According to the Kerala Government, the major population of Kerala had been affected by the floods and flood related incident. The Indian Government had declared it as a “Level 3 Calamity”. It is the worst flood in Kerala after the great flood of 99.
Historically 35 dams within the state were opened for the first time. The Indian Prime Minister monitored minutely regularly. The National Crisis Management Committee undertook the rescue plan and relief operations.
Various organizations and NGOs had participated to collect relief fund from all the states in India. Over 500 crore was collected from the public including organizations, corporate firms and famous personalities. However the natural calamity like floods in Kerala had been fixed in the heart of Indian till now. It is remarked as significant on the historical pages.