PM To Take Short Tour To Kerala To Witness Flood Situation


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kerala this evening to take stock of the flood situation there.

He tweeted that he would be reaching the state later this evening “to take stock of the unfortunate situation due to floods there.”

The prime minister spoke with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday morning.

“We discussed the flood situation across the state and reviewed rescue operations,” Modi, who has been in touch with Vijayan for the last two days, said.

Torrential rain and floods have played havoc in Kerala, claiming the lives of nearly 100 people.