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Kerala floods: death toll reaches 164 in worst monsoon in nearly a century


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The death toll from floods in the southern Indian state of Kerala has jumped to 164 and could grow further, with more rain predicted and thousands of people still awaiting rescue.

Roads are damaged, mobile phone networks are down, an international airport has been closed and more than 150,000 people have been left homeless after unusually heavy rain this month caused the most damaging floods in Kerala in a century.

The state chief minister, Pinarayi Vijayan, has described the crisis as “extremely grave”, and the official death toll leapt on Friday from 86 to 164. “Around 100 people died in the last 36 hours alone,” a state official said.

read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/aug/17/kerala-floods-death-toll-india-reaches-86-in-worst-monsoon-in-nearly-a-century

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