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“We went to bed without the faintest idea of what was in store.” Here’s a first-hand account of a Kerala floods survivor

Updated : August 30, 2018 11:36 AM IST

This year Kerala had continuous rain throughout the summer season, which was very pleasant compared to the usual sultry heat.
The first warning arrived on July 29 as a WhatsApp message from PH Kurian, additional chief secretary of Kerala and the chief of Disaster Management Agency with instructions for the public on how to prepare for a flood.
By July 14th night, it was clear Aluva could be receiving five times more cumecs of water than what it got in 2013.
“We went to bed without the faintest idea of what was in store.” Here’s a first-hand account of a Kerala floods survivor
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