Kerala rains live: 6 dead; Army, Navy’s help sought in relief & rescue


At least six people died and several were still missing on Saturday as heavy rains pounded south and central Kerala causing flash floods and landslides in many parts, prompting the state government to seek the assistance of the defence forces for rescue operations. A ‘red alert’ was sounded for Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, and Thrissur districts. Stay with TOI for latest updates.