Water levels start to fall in flood-ravaged Kerala as rain set to ease

Water levels start to fall in flood-ravaged Kerala as rain set to ease
 

Water levels have started to fall in the south Indian state of Kerala and rain is predicted to ease in the coming days as rescue operations continue to free thousands still marooned by the worst flooding in a century.
With the lull in heavy rain on Sunday, focus began to shift to providing for the more than 600,000 people sheltering in relief camps across the state with reported shortages of medicine, fuel and fresh water.
About 13 deaths were recorded on Sunday by the evening, a sharp fall from 33 on Saturday and more than 100 in the preceding days when water levels were surging. More than... read more

 
19 August 2018 in World News, Views: 56
Source: Guardian
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