Haryana Govt announces Rs 10 cr for Kerala

Manohar Lal Khattar

New Delhi, Aug 18 : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced Rs 10 crore for flood-ravaged Kerala.

At least 324 people have died so far across Kerala, since torrential rain on August 8 submerged large areas in the state and created havoc.

The most affected districts are Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Ernakulam and Thrissur.

The calamity took a turn for the worse when, in a first, the sluices of 33 dams across Kerala were opened on Tuesday following incessant rains in the higher reaches of the ghats.

The famed tourist destination of Munnar continued to be in a bad shape, an official said. The Sabarimala temple also remained cut off by the river Pamba.

The hilly district of Wayanad, connected to Kannur and Kozhikode through a hill highway, has also been badly hit with the overflowing Banasura Sagar dam waters creating havoc. Several landslides were reported in the area.

In Wayanad alone, more than

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