In Kerala, Rescue and relief operations are on war footing in rain ravaged areas. Red has been issued in 8 districts. As per official sources 42 people died in heavy rain and landslides.
Over one lakh people are in various relief camps in the state. In the last two days 80 landslides from8 districts are being reported.
Defence, coast guards, central, state disaster forces, fishermen, public volunteers are actively involved in shifting people from disaster hit areas to safer zones.
Meanwhile Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan urged people to remain and to stand together to overcome the difficult phase. (AIR NEWS)