News By/Courtesy: Siman Srivastava | 13 Sep 2018 15:09pm IST

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A series of issues including taking off mercury level, phenomenal dunk in water level of streams, sudden going away of wells, and consumption of groundwater have become a cause of worry.
  • Mercury levels rising and unusual drying up of rivers and wells detailed in flood hit Kerala, the state government has chosen to direct scientific investigations on the post-flood marvel in the state.
  • The flood had changed the geology of the land in numerous spots and km-long splits had been created particularly in high range zones.

With mercury levels rising and unusual drying up of rivers and wells detailed in flood hit Kerala, the state government has chosen to direct scientific investigations on the post-flood marvel in the state.  Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has coordinated the State Council for Science, Technology and Environment to do examines on the phenomenon after flood over the state and propose conceivable answers for the issues. A series of issues including taking off mercury level, phenomenal dunk in water level of streams, sudden going away of wells, and consumption of groundwater holds and mass dying of earthworms have caused across the board worry in different parts of Kerala after the staggering downpour a month ago. 

The flood battered Wayanand region, known for its rich biodiversity, as of late saw the mass dying of earthworms, causing worry among agriculturists who ascribed it to the quick becoming scarce of earth and change in soil structure. Numerous waterways including Periyar, Bharathapuzha, Pampa and Kabani, which were in a spate amid the times of flood, are currently getting dried away and their water level has diminished anomalous. Other than the becoming drying of wells, their collapsing was additionally revealed in numerous areas. 

The flood had changed the geology of the land in numerous spots and km-long splits had been created particularly in high range zones of Idukki and Wayanad which had seen an extensive number of avalanches. After flood, dry season condition was additionally predicted by experts in numerous region of the southern state. "The Centre for Water Resources Management has been assigned the undertaking of examining fall in water levels, changes in groundwater and land splits," Vijayan, who is under treatment in US, said in a Facebook post.

Section Editor: Shreyashi Tiwari | 13 Sep 2018 15:13pm IST


Tags : #Kerala #RisingMercury #ChangedTopography #Floods #After

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