• Photos show the destruction from flooding in the Indian state of Kerala, killing at least 350 people

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    At least 350 people have been killed and more than 800,000 residents are displaced after torrential rains led to mass flooding in the Indian state of Kerala.
    Record monsoon rains have brought the coastal southern state to a standstill since late May, triggering landslides and flooding that engulfed whole villages.
    Thousands are feared still trapped by floodwaters following non-stop rainfall earlier this month.
    Kerala's finance minister TM Thomas Isaac told Al Jazeera that roughly 850,000 people had been moved to shelters over the last several days. He added that the number of displaced...
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  • Rain recedes in Indian region after worst floods in nearly a century kill hundreds

    Rain recedes in Indian region after worst floods in nearly a century kill hundreds

    2 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    Monsoon rains and heavy flooding have killed hundreds of people and forced more than 300,000 others to seek shelter in Kerala.
    Torrential rains in Kerala triggered the state's worst flooding in nearly a century, destroying thousands of homes and roads.
    But there is the promise of relief in sight.
    The deadly rains and high waters deluging the southern Indian state of Kerala are receding, the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs said Saturday.
    “There is some respite from the rainfall and water levels in the dam reservoirs are stabilized,” the ministry said in a statement. “Rainfall is expected to...
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