Death toll nears 400 in flood-hit Kerala, dozens missing

Flood-affected people wait to receive food inside a college auditorium, which has been converted into a temporary relief camp, in Kochi, Kerala, August 20, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

KOCHI/NEW DELHI, India (Reuters) – The death toll in Kerala rose on Monday to nearly 400 after its worst flood in a century, as authorities handed out medicine and disinfectants to ward off disease in thousands of relief camps. Dozens of people are missing and 1.2 million are sheltering in the camps, state officials said, […]

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