Kerala floods: Thousands await rescue as death toll crosses 200
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Kerala floods: Thousands await rescue as death toll crosses 200

Aljazeera |
August 18, 2018

More than 300,000 displaced since August 8 after record rains in southern Indian state cause flooding and landslides.


Thousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods continue to batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 200 people have died in a little over a week.

More than 300,000 people have also been displaced since August 8, the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) officials said on Friday evening, adding that 2,600 villages have been flooded.

Thousands of homes have been destroyed and more than 10,000km of roads damaged across the state.

Credit by- Aljazeera

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