Kerala is suffering from one of its worst flooding disasters in decades. Malayalam actor Prithviraj's mother was rescued after their house was flooded.
Malayalam actor Prithviraj's mother Mallika Sukumaran, who a veteran south Indian actress herself, was stuck in her ancestral house in Thiruvananthapuram which was submerged in flood water.
A video went viral which shows Mallika being rescued by a few local people in her area. The video showed waterlogging at the home. We can see her house and car are swamped in rainwater. In a picture, we can see Mallika being carried by a few men in a big tub.
According to reports, actor-comedian Dharmajan's house at Varapuzha too was flooded. Many pictures and videos have been circulating on the net which shows the current situation of the state. The weather department had issued a red alert in all the 14 districts of Kerala.
Near about 33 dams have been opened as of now, including Mullapperiyar, Idukki, Edamalayar. Almost all the rivers and canals are overflowing. Cochin International Airport has been closed till August 18 due to the floods.
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Last Updated Aug 16, 2018, 12:35 PM IST