Lalitha, 36, of Kappipathal division in Thalayar estate, who was crossing the Pallanad River, drowned on Wednesday, .
Her body was recovered on Thursday morning. Marayur police said that she was crossing the river along with her husband.
Both of them fell into the river and her husband swarm to safety. Though he tried to rescue her, heavy rain failed the rescue efforts.
Heavy rain had been lashing the district for the past two days.