More heavy rains likely in India’s Kerala as flood death toll jumps

Rescuers evacuate people from a flooded area to a safer place in Aluva in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 18, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

KOCHI, India (Reuters) – India deployed thousands of soldiers and dozens of helicopters to rescue people marooned by the worst floods in a century in the southern state of Kerala, where the death toll of 186 people as of Saturday could rise fast as rains continue. The weather office warned of more heavy “red” category […]

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