Newsclick | 11/08/2020 10:29 PM | Click to read full article
Floods, landslides, and landslips following torrential rains have affected Kerala for the third consecutive year. Though the number of people affected due to flood is less compared to 2018 and 2019, landslides and landslips were very rampant in high-range areas of the state.
In the backdrop of these catastrophes, an alternative housing model from Kuttanad warrants attention. The low-lying Kuttanad area is swallowed by rainwater every year disrupting life and destroying paddy.