One of the shortest rivers in Kerala
, Purapparamba River originates from the end trail of Purapparamba cut in Malappuram District
. The length of the river is about 8 km. The Canoli Canal, located in Kozhikode District
, connects it with other rivers. A west-flowing river, Purapparamba traverses through the Chennai
railway line, which is in between Tanur
and Parappanangadi stations.