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After flood, tourism in Kerala left mud-bound

Updated : August 28, 2018 05:18 PM IST

   These inland lagoons running parallel to the coast are one of the biggest tourist draws in India's most southwesterly state, but the stain of death and devastation wrought by Kerala's worst flood in a century will take longer than a season to wash away.
   The quaint towns and villages scattered between the lush forests and paddy fields bordering the backwaters are now communities in despair.
    Houses in low-lying areas are still submerged, roads are waterlogged and the sewage from drains have washed into channels that are too slow-moving to effectively flush out the effluent.
After flood, tourism in Kerala left mud-bound

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