Kerala government launches emergency measures amidst severe weather conditions prevailing in the state.

Heavy rains have lashed Kerala over the past few days, prompting the government to initiate emergency measures to safeguard residents and mitigate the impact of the deluge. The incessant downpour has already led to widespread disruption, with reports of landslides, waterlogged streets, and disrupted transportation services across the state. In response, the Kerala state government has issued warnings about landslides, installed safety boards in landslide-prone areas, and has imposed night travel bans in hilly terrains to ensure public safety. 

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for several districts, including Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Idukki, and Alappuzha predicting continued heavy rainfall until May 21st. In addition to this, an orange alert has been issued for Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam districts indicating the occurrence of heavy to very heavy rainfall until Tuesday. 

As per the reports, a warning has been issued by Health Minister Veena George about the potential outbreak of epidemics amidst the heavy rains. Hospitals have been placed on high alert to prevent the outbreak of waterborne diseases, which are common during such extreme weather conditions. 

The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA), has urged the public to remain indoors and exercise utmost caution. The government has set up control rooms in all districts to monitor the situation and provide real-time assistance to those affected.

As the situation unfolds, the resilience and coordinated efforts of various agencies and the government of Kerala are crucial in navigating this challenging period. The state continues to brace for further rainfall, with continuous monitoring and taking immediate actions to safeguard life and property. 

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