Rain brings more misery to India’s flooded Kerala as death toll rises to 164

Rescue workers evacuate people from flooded areas after the opening of Idamalayr, Cheruthoni and Mullaperiyar dam shutters following heavy rains, on the outskirts of Kochi, India, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

BENGALURU/MUMBAI (Reuters) – The worst floods in a century in the Indian state of Kerala have killed 164 people and forced more than 200,000 into relief camps, officials said on Friday, with more misery expected as heavy rain pushed water levels higher. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was due to visit the southwest state later on […]

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