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Cyclone Tauktae: 15 fishermen who went to sea from Kozhikode missing

Cyclone Tauktae: 15 fishermen who went to sea from Kozhikode missing
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Cyclone Tauktae: 15 fishermen who went to sea from Kozhikode missing.

At least 15 fishermen who ventured into the sea on May 5 from Beypore port in Kozhikode are missing. All of them are natives of Tamil Nadu.

The boat “Ajmeer Sha” which sailed from the shores of Beypore on May 5 is missing and there’s no details about any of the fishermen who had been within the boat.

Meanwhile, one other boat which went to the sea on the identical time from Beypore has reached the Goan coast following some mechanical failure in its engine.

This boat “Milad-3” additionally has 15 males from Tamil Nadu and all of them are at 7 nautical miles from Goa. The fishermen organisations have appealed to the Coast Guard and Navy to instantly begin rescue operations.

Keelari Preman, state normal secretary of fishing boat house owners affiliation whereas talking to IANS stated, “We have appealed to the Coast Guard, Indian Navy and state government to trace and bring back the missing fishermen. There is no information about the fishermen or of the boat, “Ajmeer Shah” which went fishing from Beypore port.”

Cyclone Tuaktae, in accordance to IMD officers, has moved from the Kerala coast and is probably going to contact base in Gujarat. While there’s a sigh of reduction among the many officers and other people of the state, unabated rains are persevering with with thunder and lightning within the state.

Two persons are reported lifeless from the state owing to heavy rains however officers haven’t but confirmed the names and different particulars of the deceased.

With Covid-19 at its peak and heavy rains lashing the state, officers are dealing with difficulties in rehabilitating folks in rain affected areas with the native police, folks’s representatives and different officers are attempting their finest.

The heavy floods of 2018 continues to be lingering within the reminiscence of individuals of Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Ernakulam and Thrissur districts. The heavy rains and floods have taken the lives of 483 folks and several other had been injured.

Many misplaced their properties and belongings and persons are frightened about whether or not a repeat of the flood will happen within the state. The Thrissur district collector has already ordered the opening of spillway shutters of Peringalkuthu dam. The folks staying on the banks of Chalakudy River are being given warnings on the opening of shutters.

More than 150 persons are being rehabilitated in varied camps in Ernakulam district and the officers are taking care that the folks who are in camps keep in accordance to Covid protocols.

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