Aarja Mody, Staff Reporter, The pawprint
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his sympathies on Twitter and stated that officials were trying to assist people impacted by the flood.
The heavy rains, which were triggered by a low pressure system over the south-eastern Arabian Sea and Kerala, were expected to decrease on Monday, according to the India Meteorological Department.
Some states in northern India, including the Himalayan states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, are expected to have “heavy to very heavy rainfall” during the next two to three days, according to the meteorological agency.
A low-pressure region over Afghanistan and its surroundings will mix with strong winds from the Bay of Bengal to create the northern weather system, according to the report.
Nearly 500 people were murdered in Kerala in 2018 as the state was battered by the worst floods in nearly a century.