Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rain lashed the south-central part of Kerala last Saturday, killing at least 18 people so far due to flash flood landslides at several places. At the same time, it is said that more than a dozen people went missing. The rain here has made things very bad. The state government has urged the army to help in the rescue operation.
According to reports, several people were injured due to rain in the southern state of the country. Moreover, many people have been displaced. Let me tell you that most of the dams in the State are overfilled with their capacity. Several small towns in the mountains have been cut off due to landslides. Amidst all this, Union Home Minister Amit Shah today said, "The Centre will provide all possible assistance to the people of Kerala affected by heavy rains and floods.'' He tweeted. In this tweet, he writes, "The government is constantly monitoring the situation in parts of Kerala in view of heavy rains and floods. The Central Government will provide all possible assistance to help the needy.''
NDRF team has already been sent to assist in the rescue operation. I pray for the safety of all. At the same time, let us also tell you that the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in Kerala has deployed 11 teams in the State for search, rescue and relief operations. The death toll due to heavy rains and landslides is continuously increasing.