New Delhi, Aug 07, 2020: With heavy rains lashing most parts of south India, as many as five people have been reported missing and atleast three deaths were reported in rain-related incidents across the country on Thursday.
At least four people have gone missing after a massive landslide at Bramhagiri hills in Kodagu district of Karnataka, the body of a 47-year-old man was found in Maharashtra’s Thane district after he fell into a swollen nullah and was washed away.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicts heavy to very heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorm and lightning at isolated places in western Madhya Pradesh till Friday morning and a red alert has beeen issued for Kerala’s Malappuram district for August 7.
Meawhile, India registered highest single-day spike of 62,538 COVID-19 cases taking the total caseload over 20-lakh mark. The COVID-19 tally rises to 20,27,075 including 6,07,384 active cases, 13,78,106 cured cases and 41,585 deaths.