In the wake of monsoon rains and water-logging, 15,111 medical camps have been set up in Greater Chennai Corporation localities in which over 4,88,000 people have participated.
The corpses were pulled out of the rubble by rescuers a short distance away from their village on Thursday.
Of the Rs 5 lakh to be paid to the families of those who died in the recent natural disasters, the State Disaster Response Fund would provide Rs 4 lakh while remaining Rs 1 lakh would come from the Chief Minister's Disaster Relief Fund.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written a letter to his Tamil Nadu counterpart M K Stalin as the inflow to Mullaperiyar dam was 2109 c/s and the discharge level was at 1750 c/s at 4pm today.
According to the state Emergency Operation Centre, the toll in rain-related incidents in the state has risen to 54 while 19 people are injured and five still missing.
Several people have been injured and displaced in rain-related incidents. Dams in many districts are nearing its full capacity. Small towns and villages in the hilly areas are totally cut off from the outside world.
Japan Meteorological Agency has expanded heavy rain and mudslide warnings in the Kyushu region to other parts of Japan, including Hiroshima as the rain front, is slowly moving eastward, bringing downpours to the ancient capital of Kyoto and Nagao in central Japan.
An orange alert indicates rainfall ranging from 64.5 to 204.4 mm in 24 hours while an yellow alert indicates 64.5 to 115.5 mm.
The Army has been called in for rescue operations in Shivpuri, Sheopur, Gwalior and Datia districts, state Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Rajesh Rajora said.
Isolated, extremely heavy rainfall is likely over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on July 27 and 28 and over northwest Uttar Pradesh on July 27.
Both the orange and yellow alerts are valid till Monday morning, said senior meteorologist at India Meteorological Department's Bhopal office
According to the information from the State Disaster Management Authority, till last evening, 131 villages in 18 taluks of the state have been affected by rains and floods, and 16,213 people have been affected and three people have died, while two were missing.
Thirty-six bodies have been recovered form landslide spot yet, however the toll is likely to rise, said police
Rainwater has damaged more than 215,200 hectares of crops, causing a direct economic loss of about 1.22 billion yuan (about USD 188.6 million)
Efforts to clear the rubble on the road in Vishramghat were resumed on Wednesday morning with the help of earth moving machines and a loader he said.
According to officials, the landslide occurred on Dighi-Mangaon Road in Kudgaon village on Monday
More than 75 workers from the division worked round the clock for 45 hours to clear the debris, till then trains were diverted, rescheduled or cancelled
The suburban train services on both Central Railway and Western Railway in Mumbai were suspended due to waterlogging in the tracks.
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