Gulf Times - relief-camps
Over 1,200 people killed in South Asia monsoon

Over 1,200 people killed in South Asia monsoon

The monsoon, which lasts from June to September, causes widespread death and destruction across South Asia each year.

Flood toll in India's Kerala state rises to 445

Flood toll in India's Kerala state rises to 445

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in a tweet said that more than 130,000 flood-hit houses had been cleaned, or nearly a third of those affected.

Many residents forego Onam festival in flood-hit Kerala

Many residents forego Onam festival in flood-hit Kerala

Kerala Chief Secretary Tom Jose said there were an estimated 597,000 people in the temporary relief camps, but the number kept changing.

Death toll nears 400 in flood-hit Kerala, dozens missing

Death toll nears 400 in flood-hit Kerala, dozens missing

Dozens of people are missing and 1.2 million are sheltering in the camps, state officials said, as water receded and a huge clean-up gathered pace.

Focus shifts to rescue as rain abates in flood-hit Kerala

Focus shifts to rescue as rain abates in flood-hit Kerala

Incessant downpours since August 8 have caused the worst floods in a century in the southwestern state.

Troops called to Kerala state as flood toll rises

Troops called to Kerala state as flood toll rises

Hundreds of extra troops were deployed in the southern state, as the government issued a "red alert" over the region's worst floods in decades.

39 dead as monsoon floods devastate India's Kerala state

39 dead as monsoon floods devastate India's Kerala state

The death toll had climbed to 39 since the heavy rains hit the state on August 8, with the fatalities reported in accidents like drowning and landslides.