First Person Account

When the river came home

Print edition : September 14, 2018

In some places the roads were narrow for the boats to go; in other places the boat could not be turned around and had to move in reverse gear. Photo: By Special Arrangement

Volunteers rescue people at Aluva on August 17. Photo: H. Vibhu

Two boats were employed in rescue operations. The team consisted of 14 fishermen and a truck driver, who was ready to ferry the boats in his truck from Thiruvananthapuram. Photo: By Special Arrangement

How a few young men and a crew of fishermen rescued people stranded in their homes in Aluva.
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