Kerala monsoon: Death toll mounts to 112

Published: 10th July 2013 08:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th July 2013 08:31 AM   |  A+A-

The total death toll in monsoon-related incidents in the state climbed to 112 with two deaths being reported on Tuesday.

Among the deaths, one was reported from Ernakulam district and another from Thrissur district.

In Thiruvananthapuram district, a total of 28 houses were partially damaged causing a loss of Rs 7 lakh. In Kollam district, two houses were partially damaged with the loss estimated at `20,000.

A total of 13 houses were partially damaged in Alappuzha district and the loss is estimated at `52,000. With water levels receding in most parts of the district, the number of relief camps has come down to 11.

In Pathanamthitta and Idukki districts, a total of five houses were partially damaged causing a estimated loss of `56,000.

 In Thrissur district, nine houses were partially damaged causing a loss of `60,700.

Crops spread over an area of 117.4 hectares were destroyed in Palakkad district with the loss estimated at `49.43 lakh. Ten houses were also partially damaged in the district.

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