Malappuram: After a massive landslide in Kavalappara, Nilambur areas in Malappuram district, the death toll has risen to 11. These areas were submerged due to incessant rain resulting to a major landslide on August 8.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Sunday that the death toll has gone up to 60 in the state.
On Saturday, Vijayan said all arrangements have been done to conduct rescue operations, adding that as many as 80 landslips have taken place in various parts of the state.
“Accidents have happened in unexpected areas, 80 landslides in various parts of the state. Malappuram, Kavalappara and Puthumala in Wayanad are worst affected,” Vijayan added.
He also shared that 1,08,138 persons from 29,997 families are in camps and the Health Department will arrange doctors for the people in the camp.