Kerala rains: 151-year-old church collapses after bund breaches in Alapuzha
As rains continue to pound central Kerala, a 151-year-old Church in Alappuzha collapsed early Tuesday morning. There was no loss of lives as authorities had moved people to safer places.
The St. Paul’s CSI (Church of South India) came down after a bund breached following heavy rains, according to Asianet News.
The Church was built in the middle of two paddy fields Chungam Kuruvelly.
When the bund breached, water entered into the church leading to its collapse.
Authorities had issued warnings earlier about the possible breach of the bund, and people were shifted from the area.
Since Monday, Central Kerala has been receiving heavy rainfall.