Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka Flood Updates: Amit Shah Surveys Maharashtra, Karnataka

Flood updates: In Kerala, where at least 67 deaths have died in three days, several people are still fear trapped in Malappuram and Wayanad where massive landslides were reported.

Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka Flood Updates: Amit Shah Surveys Maharashtra, Karnataka

More than 200 rescue teams have been deployed across the country. (File)

More than 100 people have died with heavy monsoon rains triggering floods in different parts of the country in the last one week. Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala are the worst-hit states where lakhs have been forced out of their homes. Over 200 rescue teams are on the job to ensure aid to the flood-affected, centre said on Friday.

In Kerala, where at least 67 deaths have died in three days, several people are still fear trapped in Malappuram and Wayanad where massive landslides were reported. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will represent his parliamentary constituency, Wayanad, today, two days after he urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure help.

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddiyurappa has estimated the losses in the state due to floods at Rs 6,000 crore.

Here are the updates of floods from Maharashtra, Kerala, and Karnataka:

Aug 11, 2019 19:50 (IST)
The East Central Railway (ECR) has cancelled the Dhanbad-Alleppey Express due to heavy rain in Kerala
Aug 11, 2019 19:49 (IST)
Amit Shah Surveys Flood-Hit Karnataka Amid Calls For Cabinet Formation
Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday conducted an aerial survey of the areas in northern Karnataka devastated by floods. Mr Shah's visit comes as the state government draws criticism from opposition parties for its failure to form a cabinet, more than two weeks after Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa was sworn in.
Aug 11, 2019 15:45 (IST)
Aug 11, 2019 15:45 (IST)
Aug 11, 2019 15:07 (IST)
There Should Not Be Any Politics: Siddarmaiah
Karnataka Congress leader Siddarmaiah tweeted on floods in the state and said "there should not be any politics" over floods. 

Aug 11, 2019 15:03 (IST)
Odisha Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi has written to nine district collectors to submit an assessment report by August 17 on the damage caused to public properties due to recent flood and torrential rainfall in the state.

The seven districts are Balangir, Gajapati, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Koraput, Malakangiri, Nabarangur, Rayagada and Sambalpur.
Aug 11, 2019 13:18 (IST)
Aug 11, 2019 12:55 (IST)
Kochi Airport Resumes Operations
Kochi Airport resumes operations. Flight from Abu Dhabi two days after it was shut due to inundation of the runway area following heavy rains.  The Abu Dhabi-Kochi Indigo flight touched down at around 12.15 pm, marking the resumption of the operations, the Cochin
International Airport Limited (CIAL) official said.
Aug 11, 2019 12:50 (IST)
"Navy has deployed eight relief teams and two helicopters in Belagavi and Uttar Kannada district. The teams have so far managed to rescue nearly 2,200 people. As of yesterday evening, waters have started receding," Rear Admiral Mahesh Singh NM, Flag Officer Commanding Karnataka Naval Area was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. 
Aug 11, 2019 12:10 (IST)
"Will Be In Wayanad For Next Few Days": Rahul Gandhi
Aug 11, 2019 11:19 (IST)
Abu Dhabi- Kochi Indigo will be the first flight to land at today 12 noon.

Aug 11, 2019 11:18 (IST)
Maharashtra Congress demands the government to declare L3 disaster situation in Kolhapur, Sangli and other places. L3 disaster is declared when state doesn't have the capacity to fight the disaster and require more assistance.
Aug 11, 2019 10:11 (IST)
Heading To Belagavi, Tweets BS Yeddiyurappa
"Heading to Belagavi for an aerial survey of the flood affected areas along with Hon'ble @HMOIndia, Shri @AmitShah ji. Will be conducting a meeting with the senior officials to evaluate rescue & rehabilitation measures," Mr Yeddiyurappa tweeted today. 

Aug 11, 2019 09:40 (IST)
Heavy Rainfall Alert Issued For Gujarat, Tamil Nadu
The India Meteorological Department or the IMD today said that isolated places over Saurashtra, Kutch, ghat areas of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Mahe and Coastal and South Interior Karnataka are likely to receive very heavy rainfall on Sunday, news agency ANI reported 
Aug 11, 2019 09:33 (IST)
Train services have been disrupted in Kerala due to flooding
Aug 11, 2019 08:57 (IST)
Watch: Air Force Rescues Girl In Gujarat's Jamnagar
Aug 11, 2019 08:56 (IST)
Amit Shah To Conduct An Aeriel Survey Of Belgavi
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will conduct an aerial survey in Karnataka's Belgavi today. Belgavi is one of the worst-hit districts in Karnataka due to floods.