Monsoon rains remain to batter various parts of the country on Friday. While Kerala faring the worst in the south. The Pinarayi Vijayan government had declared red alert to 7 distract and ordered all educational institutions to remain shut. Tolls go up to 42 in Kerala.
Other states that reported flooding were Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat and Odisha. According to the India Meteorological Department, heavy rains are expected to befall in these states over the next two days.