Kerala floods: Death toll mounts to 87; schools, colleges closed in 9 districts
13, Aug 2019, 12:02 PM IST
Thiruvananthapuram: The death toll in Kerala floods has risen to 87. An orange alert has been issued for six districts and yellow alert in five districts of the state.
An orange alert has been issued in Kannur, Wayanad, Malappuram, Idukki, Ernakulam and Alappuzha. Yellow alert has been issued in Kasaragod, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Thrissur and Pathanamthitta.
Meanwhile, holiday has been declared for educational institutions in nine districts in the state. The districts are Ernakulam, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Kannur, Malappuram, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and Alappuzha.