Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the center will provide all possible assistance to the people of Kerala who have been affected by the torrential rains and resulting floods.
He said in a tweet on Twitter that the government was “continuously monitoring the situation in parts of Kerala in the wake of heavy rains and floods”. “The central government will provide every possible support to help the needy. NDRF teams have already been dispatched to help with the rescue operations. We pray for everyone’s safety,” Shah said.
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) deployed 11 teams for search, rescue and relief operations in the state as the death toll from heavy rains and landslides rose to eight on Sunday.