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Kerala floods toll reaches 180, rescue operations continue

The death toll due to the floods across Kerala increased to 180 on Saturday with rescue operations continuing at several locations in the rain-ravaged state, authorities said. The toll rose with 10 deaths reported on Saturday from Ernakulam, Thrissur and Chengannur districts. The worst affected places include Aluva, Chalakudy, Chengannur, Alappuzha

Kerala cancels Onam celebrations over floods

In view of the worst devastation in nearly a century suffered by Kerala due to rains and floods, the government on Tuesday cancelled this year’s Onam celebrations, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced. The harvest festival is one event that is celebrated across the state. The Kerala government, which had earmarked Rs 30 crore for the

Jammu and Kashmir gears up to meet any eventuality due to floods

Timely action by the authorities on Saturday saved south Kashmir’s Pampore town from being inundated as the flood situation continued to remain grim in the Kashmir Valley. Police, roads and buildings department and the border roads organisation personnel plugged a breach in the embankment of River Jhelum in Pampore area saving the town. Jammu