Focus shifts to rescues as rain abates in India’s flood-hit Kerala

People wait for aid next to a makeshift raft at a flooded area in Kerala, August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

KOCHI, India (Reuters) – Torrential rain finally let up in India’s flood-hit Kerala state on Sunday, giving some respite for thousands of marooned families, but authorities feared an outbreak of disease among around 725,000 people crammed into relief camps. Incessant downpours since Aug. 8 have caused the worst floods in a century in the southwestern […]

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