Worst floods in a century kill at least 324 in India's Kerala

India deploys military to save southern residents trapped by flood

India deploys military to save southern residents trapped by flood

He has also announced help to reconstruct roads and houses.

While Kerala is regularly pounded by monsoons, this year's flooding, exacerbated by flash landslides, is the worst in almost a century.

But some people in the relief camps were finding it hard to access food and water. "Dear PM please declare Kerala floods a National Disaster without any delay". He said: "The people of Kerala have always been and always will be part of the success story in the UAE". We must all contribute to help the distressed and the affected people.

"More helicopters, boats and other equipment are being sought and Modi promised to provide all of these as fast as possible", Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.

The Indian community in the UAE, numbering 2.6 million, constitutes 30 per cent of the total population.

Hundreds of troops and fishermen are staging rescue attempts with helicopters and boats across the southern state, which draws worldwide tourists to its tropical beaches.

UAE vice president Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is also the ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, tweeted his support for a relief operation in Malayalam.

"Please ask Modi to give us helicopters, give us helicopters - please, please!" state legislator Saji Cherian said on a Kerala-based TV news channel, the Indian Express newspaper reported. NCMC met for the fourth time today in four days to coordinate rescue and relief operations among the Defence Forces, NDRF, MHA and other Central Ministries and Kerala Government. In a tweet, he said that more than 314,000 people were now living in more than 2,000 emergency relief camps set up in the area.

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At least 194 people have died in flooding in Kerala since torrential rains began on August 8, and 36 more are missing, according to Kerala's disaster management office. Many of them, including children, were rescued from various waterlogged areas.

"My family and neighboring families are in trouble", wrote Ajo Varghese, a resident of the coastal city of Alappuzha, in a Facebook post that quickly went viral.

There is a severe drinking water shortage in the relief camps, a lack of medicines, and getting food to the camps is a big problem given transportation has been severely affected. Not able to communicate in the afternoon.

Mobile phone operators have been offering free data and SMS messages across Kerala since Saturday to assist with distress calls. Please help me, people in my place will die. Many people are still believed to be trapped on rooftops.

Heavy rain has hit the state again on Saturday slowing attempts to deploy rescuers and get relief supplies to isolated areas cut off for days, many of which can only be reached by boat or helicopter.

The worldwide airport at Kochi, a major port city, suspended flight operations until Saturday after the runway was flooded. Some 350,000 people have been left homeless and taken shelter in relief camps. On top of tourist cancellations, Kerala's rubber industry has been hit by the floods.

At least 324 people have died in flooding in the India's southern state of Kerala, officials said on Friday. He said the state received 170 per cent more precipitation than the normal between August 1 and August 17.

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