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A vigorous southwest monsoon has left a trail of destruction across Kerala, killing 29 people over the last 48 hours. More than 53,500 people were now staying in various relief camps across the state.
Four cars got heavily damaged and one passenger got stuck in the front seat as a huge tree trunk fell above the car. Fire and Rescue Service personnel with the help of public saved all the passengers.
Monsoon fury leaves trail of destruction in hilly areas of Kerala's Kozhikode; rescue operations in place
Heavy rains and land slide in the past few few days has wrecked havoc across the district.
The death toll due to the mysterious new 'Nipah virus' in Kerala's Kozhikode rose to ten on May 22. Nipah virus (NiV) infection is a newly emerging zoonotic disease (one which spreads from animals to humans) which spreads by the ingestion of human secretions/fluids. Fruit bats, a common species of the flying mammal abundantly found in India is the host animal for the disease-causing virus.