At least 10 dead and 18 missing from floods in India

At least 10 dead and 18 missing from floods in India

Dozens of people have died since last October in floods and landslides caused by heavy rainfall. Photo: AFP.

At least a dozen people died and another 18 are missing as a result of flash floods in southern India, it was reported this Saturday.

Three buses were washed away in the coastal state of Andhra Pradesh and rescuers were able to remove a dozen bodies from those vehicles, according to local media.

But other 18 people are still missing, indicated the portal The NewsMinute.

The meteorological service reported that strong storms will continue in various southern regionsreported the AFP news agency.

In recent years, southern India has been affected by increasingly unpredictable extreme weather events due to the climate change and accentuated by the deforestation, the cdam construction and the excessive urbanism, according to specialists.

Dozens of people have died since last October in floods and landslides of land caused by heavy rainfall.

Kerala state authorities on Friday banned access to the Sabarimala temple, one of Hinduism’s holiest shrines and the destination of an annual pilgrimage that began last week.

On the other hand, the flooding of the Pamba River, considered sacred, forced the authorities to prohibit the faithful from approaching the river course for one day, the Hindustan Times reported.



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