Floods Claim At least 121 Lives in Kerala, 76 Killed in Karnataka

At least 95 people have died in rain-related incidents in Kerala since 8 August.  

Updated28 Aug 2019, 07:44 AM IST
India
23 min read

The monsoon fury has claimed 121 lives in Kerala and around 1.5 lakh people have taken refuge in relief camps across the state, so far.

On Friday, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa met with PM Modi in New Delhi to request the immediate release of funds for flood relief.

Snapshot
  • In Karnataka, 76 people have died so far due to floods

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Published: 09 Aug 2019, 06:03 AM IST
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