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Kerala rains unleash havoc, deaths; KISMAT showers solace to affected
By Rubin Panthackal Sdb
Bangalore, Oct. 19. The heavy rainfall and the consequent floods have devastated the state of Kerala, claiming the lives of many and displacing thousands since last week. Rescue efforts are in full swing with the help of local administrators everywhere. The rainfall has partially subsided in central Kerala, but the threat of landslides and severe waterlogging across multiple districts persists. Kerala has seen a series of natural disasters in the past four years, causing loss of lives and property. The residents of the Kottayam district have witnessed a tragedy of such magnitude for the first time. Read full text