Floods and landslides caused by rainstorms in India: 132 victims and many missing

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 Floods and landslides caused by rainstorms in India: 132 victims and many missing


Xinhua News Agency, New Delhi, Aug. 11, according to Indian media reports on the 11th, the number of deaths caused by floods and landslides caused by torrential rains on the western coast of India has risen to 132, with many others missing.

According to Business Today, India, at least 57 people died in the worst-hit state of Karala, at least 22 in Gujarat, at least 27 in Maharashtra and at least 26 in Karnataka.

A Red Rainstorm warning was issued in three areas of Kerala on November 11. Rescue efforts in the Bangwayanade area were hampered by the weather.

It is understood that floods and landslides have caused traffic paralysis in many places. The airport in the port city of Kochin has been closed for three days and is expected to resume operation partly on November 11.

Every year from June to September in India is a monsoon rainy season, with frequent thunderstorms, floods and debris flows.

Source: Xinhua responsible editor: Xing Haibo_NBJS8850