Before [ edit ] In OctoberMadras now Chennai saw the worst flood to hit the city.
Getty Images MORE than people have died since heavy rain hit Kerala in recent weeks, triggering deadly landslides and submerging entire villages as rivers burst their banks. A foul smell greeted people arriving at the Union Christian College, where classrooms and halls became a relief camp for up to at the peak of the floods.
Indian Army personnel and Kerala state police work to build a temporary bridge over a rocky river following heavy flooding in Nelliyampathy in Palakkad district.
AFP Some have started to leave.
Residents who remain speculated that the stench was from rubbish and dead cats, dogs and rats — or worse. Savita Saha, one of the migrants in the big hall, said: In one classroom Rasitha Sojith, from the nearby neighbourhood of Kaprassery, sobbed as she told how she escaped through chest-high waters carrying her two-month-old son.
People walk along a muddy road in Kochi following widespread flooding in the south Indian state of Kerala. AFP Sojith said water burst into her home without warning last Wednesday while her father and sister, with her three children, were visiting to see the new baby.
Torrential rain fell for hours and they grew increasingly fearful of becoming trapped, until local fishermen rowed the family to safety the next day.
Indian rescue workers transport a bed with an elderly sick woman as she is moved from her home in a waterlogged area to a relief camp for flood-displaced people in Chenagannur. In the Malikampeedika area of Kochi, Mumthaz, who goes by one name, found the smell waiting for her when she returned home.
Locals from nearby villages in the Chengannur area take shelter at the relief camp. As word spread of flood warnings, Mumthaz had taken her two daughters on Thursday to the home of her parents-in-law in another neighbourhood. But floodwater soon surged through their house as well and the whole family had to be rescued.
An aerial view of Cochin city from above in Kerala, India.
With her husband searching for work in Dubai, Mumthaz knows she will struggle to look after her daughters, with the family facing an uncertain future after the nightmare of the floods.The All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI) is a registered non-governmental organization based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
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India gets its first dedicated elephant hospital near Taj Mahal. India’s southern state of Kerala is suffering its worst monsoon flooding in a century, with more than one million people displaced, and more than reported deaths in .
|Kerala floods - Wikipedia||Heavy monsoon rains have brought Mumbai to a halt for a second day as the worst floods to strike south Asia in years continued to exact a deadly toll.|
|North India floods - Wikipedia||Described as one of the worst since by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the rains in Kerala have left over dead and rendered thousands of people homeless.|
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