Kerala: Heavy rains in some places until 18th August
The rains and landslides have destroyed 10 000 km of roads and kill 40 people in Kerala. The meteo issued a warning, rain will persist up to 18th August.
Torrential rains, floods and landslides destroyed Kerala region with 40 people reported dead. According to authorities, 20000 houses were fully destroyed, over 215 landslides reported, 444 villages declared floods hit and an impressive 30 000 in relief camps.
This Tuesday one more people lost his life after a tree fell on him. Government had decided to use money earmark for the official Onam, which will not take place, in the relief fund operations. All receptions to be hosted tomorrow as part of Independence Day had also been canceled.
Rains continue to pour in Kerala, especially in the district of Wayanad and Idukki, which are two major tourist attraction.
People had been asked to remain cautious.