Rain-battered North Kerala is slowly limping back to normalcy, even as the toll within the monsoon fury within the state rose to 88 on Tues morning and forty people were still missing. Over 2.52 lakh people have taken shelter in 1,332 relief camps across the state.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has left for the worst affected districts of Malappuram and Wayanad from wherever 41deaths are according during a series of landslides on August 8.Addressing the flood-affected at a relief camp in Meppadi in Wayanad, Vijayan aforesaid, “the government is with you.. we’d like to beat all difficulties and harships along.”
Accompanied by Revenue minister, E Chandrasekharan and chief secretary, Tom Jose, the Chief Minister would even be visiting relief centres in Malappuram and hold discussions with people’s representatives and officers. in step with an officer update at nine AM, 88 people have lost their lives in varied parts of the state since August eight.
In Malappuram, that was rocked by a series of landslips triggered by downpour at Kavalappara and Kottakunnu, the toll has climbed to twenty nine, with thirty two people still missing.
Search operations area unit continuing within the area to retrieve the remains of the dead. In 185 camps in Malappuram, 45,377 people are sheltered, the update stated.