Thriuvanthapuram – Even though the water level of Mullaperiyar reservoir had crossed 133 feet . There is no need to get panic. He informed that Tamilnadu had been requested to make arrangements to draw maximum water from the dam.
Chief minister urged people to avoid traveling to hill stations in Idukki. About 200 Km of roads in the Idukki district were not motorable owing to the heavy rains and landslips. Chief minister made this request to the people after an urgent cabinet meeting held after the cheeyapara accident.