LD RAINS - Monsoon fury in Kerala, Karnataka; death toll rises to 158 in 2 states
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
Thiruvananthapuram/ Bengaluru/Mumbai, Aug 14 (PTI) Torrential rains lashed many parts of the country and the situation remained grim in flood-hit parts of Kerala and Karnataka, with the death toll mounting to 158 in the two southern states on Wednesday.
Three rain-related deaths were reported in Madhya Pradesh, where heavy downpour was witnessed.
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