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Heavy rains and landslides continue to wreak havoc in Kerala

Updated : August 16, 2018 03:10 PM IST

Heavy rains and landslides continue to wreak havoc in Kerala. Navy has deployed 21 rescue and diving teams with Gemini boats.

The coast guard has mobilised 10 teams to assist district disaster management authority.

NDRF has evacuated 926 people from Pathanamthitta, Kozhikode, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Alappuzha.

Army built a 35-feet long bridge and rescued around 100 people from Valiyakada village.

The flight operations at the Kochi airport have been suspended till Aug 18.

Southern railways and Kochi metro have suspended their operations and over 1.5 lakh people have been evacuated to 1068 relief camps.

Kerala is facing its worst floods in history since 1924
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