Death toll floods in India rises to 324

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Heavy rains and subsequent floods took in the state of Kerala till now 324 dead. That tweet Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala.

Kerala’s worst flood in 100 years, since 8 August, 324 fatalities. A part of the victims came to be by a landslide. 223.139 people would in more than 1500 refugee centres, said the Chief Minister. The water threatens now addition, some of the reception camps.

Vijayan, the Ministry of Defence for additional helicopters were requested. ‘In certain regions are rescues through the air the only option. Thousands of people are stuck in unreachable area.’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Twitter know that he, today, Kerala travel. The rains would, at the earliest, Saturday evening decrease.

Kerala, a state in southwest India, is a popular tourist destination. The region around Aluva was the worst affected, and the airport of Kochi would to August 26, remain closed. The floods have air, train and road traffic at several places disturbed. Tourist attractions such as Munnar and Ponmudi are as good as unreachable.

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