Heavy rain continues to wreck havoc in Kerala. Seven more deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours in the state. More than 100 people have lost their lives in various rain-related incidents in the state this Monsoon season.
Nearly 30,000 people are being relocated to relief camps. Low lying regions in Kottayam and Alapuzha districts continue to be flooded. Railways cancelled several trains services through the region. Road traffic in hilly districts was affected as landslides have been reported. The Kerala government sought Centre’s support and urged it to send a delegation to take stock of the situation. National Disaster Response Force teams are currently deployed in Kottayam and Alappuzha. The MeT department has warned downpour is likely to continue till Sunday.