Hundreds Dead, Thousands Displaced in South India amid Weeks of Extreme Rain
Posted by feww on December 2, 2015
‘Endless’ rain in south India kills hundreds, destroys homes and leaves tens of thousands displaced
Weeks of extreme winter monsoon rain, described as the heaviest in living memory, have caused much devastation across south India, leaving tens of thousands of people displaced.
“In November, the heaviest rain in decades, aggravated by Tropical Cyclone ROVAN, brought widespread flooding across the south Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh causing more than 200 deaths and affecting 1.8 million people, said a report.