4 months India floods move 1M people in camps Manilatimes |World
NEW Delhi: Indian authorities have relocated around a million people into emergency camps in recent days as the death toll from monsoon floods jumped Monday to at least 184. The southern state of Kerala, a tourist haven known for its beaches, hill resorts and backwaters, has been the worst hit region for the second consecutive year, forcing the closure of the Kochi international airport for three days last week. “At least 76 people have died, 58 are missing and another 32 have received injuries,” Pramod Kumar, Kerala police spokesman, told Agence France-Presse (AFP).
Around 288,000 people across the ... more