Expert bodies to study Kerala floods, role of dam water

Thiruvananthapuram: The National Center for Earth Science Studies (NCESS) in Kerala will complete an inside and out examination of the devastation Kerala endured in the ongoing storm, with center around the repercussions of opening of the dams all at once in the midst of unordinary deluge.

A self-sufficient body that advances logical and innovative research in geosciences, the four-decade-old NCESS has taken up the task as a follow-up to its examination on the connection amongst precipitation and surges.

The proposed think about likewise contemplates the level of water in the 40-odd significant dams of the southern state.

A 10-part master board from the Thiruvananthapuram-based NCESS will traverse the state as a component of their examination and will present a report in a half year.

Fundamental derivations say the 2018 surges happened inferable from perpetual downpours combined with immense outpouring of water from the dams.

The Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Developmental Studies (RGIDS), as well, will lead an examination on the simply finished up Kerala surges.

The 2005-established NGO, based at the Neyyar Dam which is 30 km south of Thiruvananthapuram, has deputed a group under the foundation's executive Michael Vetha Siromani to complete the examination, as per RGIDS chief B S Shiju.

The RGIDS board involves Kerala Biodiversity Board previous executive Oommen V Oommen, NCESS ex-researcher John Mathai, KSEB previous chief Mohammed Ali Rauthar and the previous vice president designer of the state water system division, Thomas Varghese.

The individuals will present a between time report one week from now and a last draft in multi month.

The last report will be trailed by subject-related classes in Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode, the RGIDS said.

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