13 killed as heavy rains lash Karnataka and Kerala | Bengaluru News

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM / BENGALURU: With the monsoon strengthening in Kerala and neighboring Karnataka, at least 13 people have died in rain-related incidents in both states in the past 36 hours. While Kerala recorded six deaths on Tuesday, seven casualties were reported from Karnataka Yesterday.
As of July 31, up to 12 deaths caused by monsoons have been reported in Kerala, where 2,291 people have been transferred to 95 relief camps.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan urges all residents, especially those in northern districts, to remain vigilant as heavy rains have been forecast since Wednesday.
The highest number of relief camps were opened in Kottayam (21), with 447 people taking shelter in these camps. The highest number of people moving to relief camps was in Thrissur (657 out of 15). Up to 27 houses were completely damaged and 123 houses partially damaged in the Northern counties in the past two days. On Tuesday alone, 23 homes were completely damaged and 71 were in poor condition.
Of the six deaths recorded on Tuesday, three were reported from Kannur. The district has registered landslides in Kanichar, which is located on the mountainous terrain of the district. A 3 km long section has been completely damaged along the Nedumpoyil-Mananthavady road, connecting Kannur and Wayanad.
The state disaster management agency has warned fishermen not to set sail until August 4. It has also warned the fisheries department and the coast guard to remain on high alert. Waves of 3-3.3m are predicted in waters along the coast of the state.
In Karnataka, seven people, including two children, died when heavy rains hit several districts of the state starting Monday, triggering landslides and flash floods. Those most affected are Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Ballari and Davanagere districts, where rail connections are also affected. The Met Department has issued a three-day yellow alert in 12 counties of the state.

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