Kerala

Updates: PM Modi visits flood-hit Kerala, rescue operations continue in full swing

Over 80,000 people have been rescued as of Friday evening, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

PM Modi declares Rs 500 crore assistance for flood-hit Kerala after taking stock

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan had requested the PM for an immediate relief of Rs 2000 crore to deal with the flood-related losses.

People power: As rains batter Kerala, citizens groups leap to the rescue

Students, working professionals, bakeries, NRIs, grocery stores…everyone in Kerala is pitching in in whatever way they can to help the rain-ravaged state.

'People are literally holding on to dear life': Idukki MP Joice George's plea for help

Idukki district – one of the worst-hit by the floods in Kerala - is cut off from other parts of the state, with roads damaged, power supply cut off and communication lines down.

‘Kerala part of our success story’: UAE comes out in support of flood-ravaged state

According to a Khaleej Times report, the President of UAE has ordered the formation of an emergency committee to provide relief to Kerala.

Kerala girl Hanan pays it forward, donates Rs 1.5 lakh for flood relief

The girl who was trolled for selling fish told TNM, “I’m giving back whatever I received, it’s the least I can do.”

Southern Railways arranges special trains with drinking water for flood-hit Kerala

The Railways was the latest in a slew of government agencies stepping up to make their contribution to the relief efforts underway in Kerala.

DGCA asks airlines to mount additional flights to Kerala, cap maximum air fares

The advisory came as the state reeled under torrential rain and the worst floods in the recent past.

Kerala floods: CPI leader slips into canal during rescue op, dies

TS Chandran was wading through water to buy relief materials for a camp in Kuttanad when the incident occurred.

‘Give us helicopters, we will die here’: MLA Saji Cherian cries for help

The MLA cried for help and said that thousands will die in the Chengannur region of Alappuzha if help did not reach immediately.