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Floods, landslides kill at least 28 people in southern India – Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colorado 2021-10-19 10:02:18 –

New Delhi — Authorities predict more rain as the number of deaths from floods and landslides in Kerala, South India, has increased to 28.

Since the onset of heavy rains last week, inflated rivers have destroyed bridges and washed away cars and homes.

Some dams were nearing full.

according to CNNA landslide in the Kottayam area killed 13 people on Saturday, and a landslide in the Idoki area killed another nine people.

according to ParentsThousands of people have fled the area and at least 100 relief camps have been set up.

The number of people still missing in the area is unknown.

Leading meteorologists say that increased rainfall is associated with climate change and warmer waters.

Heavy rains were caused by low pressure systems formed in the southeastern Arabian Sea and Kerala.

It was expected to ease on Monday, but the Meteorological Department warned that new rainy winds would hit the area from Wednesday, increasing precipitation.



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