993 deaths due to floods in this year’s monsoon & still countingAbdul Gh Lone 27 August 2018 0 COMMENTS
Nearly 600 lives were lost in four states other than Kerala due to overflowing rivers, Including the toll in Kerala, which stands close to 400, the home ministry putting the total figure at 993. UP saw 204 deaths, West Bengal 195, Karnataka 161 and Assam 46. In Kerala, 54 lakh people were affected and 14.52 lakh people were living in relief camps. In Assam, 11.46 lakh people were affected and 2.45 lakh were in relief camps.