Economy Surviving Kerala floods: 'Water had reached as high as electric line confirming we were in the middle of a flood of a lifetime' Updated : August 30, 2018 04:52 PM IST On 16th morning we woke up to see water level one feet high in our front and backyard and still rising. The road in front of our building had five feet of water and more water was flowing from the river towards the residential area. Within an hour I saw our neighbors switching from the cooking vessels to colorful round inflatable boats to transport their family. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.