The Kerala deluge continues to remain fatal as the number of casualties is believed to have reached 324 as per official sources compelling the state to open 80 dams amid escalating water level.
Considered as one of the deadliest calamity after 1924, the Kerala flood has adversely affected the crops across the state and has also caused huge infrastructural damage across the state.
The state of Kerala has been suggested to use V-SAT link in places where telephonic connections have been hampered owing to excess rains.
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The National Disaster Response Force has been evacuating people stranded in villages, rooftops and other areas that have been cut off from the mainstream regions.
Reports suggest the Prime Minister will monitor the state on Saturday through an aerial survey of the flood-affected regions of the southern state.
In the meanwhile, deputy commander of NDRF Rajan Balu has said that NDRF has so far rescued 4500 people.