Business Kerala was up to its neck in waters, but swam with head held high Updated : August 23, 2018 06:45 AM IST Only in trying times do a place and its people show what they are made of. When it poured like it has never poured before, the practical Malayalee hit back with all his native resilience, community love and survival instinct. Unlike other parts of the country where environmental crises kill men and snuff out spirits, and rehabilitation take years on end, Kerala seemed to rebuild itself even as it dismantled. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.