INDIA (OBSERVATORY) – The death toll from floods and floods in the southern Indian state of Kerala has risen to 445 since June, local media reported Sunday.
Floods caused by monsoon rains caused damage to 800,000 people and forced the authorities to move more than 5,000 others to temporary shelters.
State authorities said rescuers were continuing to search for 15 missing from floods and landslides.
Incidents caused by floods and landslides led to losses of $ 3 billion, rainwater flooded some 130,000 homes and more than 10,000 kilometers of roads were destroyed.
According to official estimates, this year, monsoon rains and floods have killed more than 1,000 people in seven Indian states.