Kerala: Death toll in Idukki landslide rises to 28; red alert issued in 3 districts

First Published 9, Aug 2020, 1:25 PM

The death toll in the massive landslide in the high range Idukki district of Kerala rose to 28 on August 9
 

<p>The death toll in the massive landslide in Kerala's Idukki rose to 28 on Sunday with two more bodies being retrieved from the debris</p>

The death toll in the massive landslide in Kerala's Idukki rose to 28 on Sunday with two more bodies being retrieved from the debris

<p>According to the government, 78 people were staying at the spot where the tragedy occurred. While 12 were rescued, 28 bodies were found</p>

According to the government, 78 people were staying at the spot where the tragedy occurred. While 12 were rescued, 28 bodies were found

<p>The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Idukki, Malappuram and Wayanad districts on Sunday<br />
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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Idukki, Malappuram and Wayanad districts on Sunday
 

<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Idukki, Malappuram and Wayanad districts on Sunday</span></span></p>

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Idukki, Malappuram and Wayanad districts on Sunday

<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">According to reports, the incessant rains, landslides and opening of shutters of dams across rivers have caused rise in water level in rivers and streams in central Kerala</span></span></p>

According to reports, the incessant rains, landslides and opening of shutters of dams across rivers have caused rise in water level in rivers and streams in central Kerala

<p>Hundreds of families have been shifted to relief camps from-low lying areas including Kumarakom and Kuttanad regions of Kottayam and Alappuzha districts</p>

Hundreds of families have been shifted to relief camps from-low lying areas including Kumarakom and Kuttanad regions of Kottayam and Alappuzha districts

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