There’s no way of telling the state is recovering from such a calamity. It’s only when one crosses junkyards with discarded doors and cupboards, and mechanic shops filled like parking lots with disused cars, that reality dawns.
From taxi drivers, shack owners to Kathakali dancers, the video shows how the people of Kerala are facing difficulties and needs tourists as much a driver needs a destination and an artist needs an audience.
"The government is trying to open all the schools by tomorrow itself. However, there are some problems in areas like Kuttanad and Aluva in Kochi, which is expected to be sorted out in a day or two," said Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan
One of the worst affected areas in Kerala is the district of Idukki. The Indian Express's Arun Janardhanan reported on how the floods damaged his hometown and aerial footage reveals the extent of damage. The death toll in the state is now above 300.
As the rain fury continues in Kerala, the state government has issued a red alert notice in all the 14 districts. The death toll has climbed to 67 while over one lakh people are put in relief camps. Transport connectivity has taken a major hit with trains are either getting cancelled or delayed. The Kochi […]
Residents of Kozhithuruth, an island in Kerala, are worried after their homes were flooded due to heavy rains this year. Their bigger worry is that the floods may destroy their only link to the mainland, a 30-year-old stone bridge over a stream.