India Monsoon Floods Kill More Than 200
New Delhi, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 13th Aug, 2019 ) :The death toll from India's monsoon floods climbed to 202 on Tuesday as heavy rainfall kept pounding coastal regions in the west and south.
Authorities have already moved more than 1.2 million people to relief camps.
"The death toll in the state has increased to 88... and there are still at least 40 people missing," Pramod Kumar, Kerala police spokesman, told AFP.
More than 250,000 people across the state's worst-affected districts including Wayanad, Malappuram and Kozhikode have been shifted to relief camps.
At least 48 people have also lost their lives in neighbouring Karnataka state.
"We have rescued around 677,000 people in the last few days and think the water level will start dropping in another 24-48 hours," the official said.