Dozens missing in deadly Indian floods

Dozens missing in deadly Indian floods
# 17 October 2021 20:56 (UTC +04:00)

More than 20 people have been killed in floods in southern India after heavy rains caused rivers to overflow, cutting off towns and villages, APA reports citing BBC.

Several houses were washed away and people became trapped in the district of Kottayam in Kerala state.

Video from the area showed bus passengers being rescued after their vehicle was inundated with floodwater.

Days of heavy rainfall in Kerala has caused deadly landslides and the Indian military has joined rescue efforts.

Helicopters have been used to fly in supplies and personnel to areas where people have been trapped under debris by the landslides, officials said on Sunday.

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