Efforts to locate 40 others still missing in the Naga City landslide that buried some 30 houses are still being made by the rescuers.
Nearly 5,00,000 people remained without electricity, while hundreds of thousands of people were forced to leave their homes.
As on Sunday, 40 cases of leptospirosis were reported in the state. Kozhikode reported 28 such cases while the rest were from Alappuzha, Thrissur and Pathanamthitta.
The Kochi International Airport has been shut till August 26 and Southern Railway and Kochi Metro have suspended their operations following continuous heavy downpour in the state.
Expressing shock over the loss of life, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu directed authorities to ensure that the injured received all possible medical treatment.
Palaniswamy accused political parties and anti-social elements of "deliberately instigating and misleading" innocent people leading to violence and loss of lives.
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The top police official said three more Army men and a civilian, who was the father of an Army personnel, were killed, taking the toll to six.
Security forces said Sunday they had killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people dead, including 14 foreigners.
An Army jawan injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan succumbed to injuries last night, taking the death toll in the border firing in Jammu and Kashmir to 11 since Thursday.
The death toll in rain-related incidents in Kerala rose to 19 even as more than 600 fishermen, stranded at sea off the state's coast, were rescued, official sources said on Sunday.
Torrential downpour threw normal life out of gear in several parts of the metropolis and neighbouring districts today even as the death toll in rain-related incidents mounted to twelve in the state.
Swine flu has claimed over 1,000 lives so far this year, which is four times more than deaths recorded last year, with a total of 22,186 cases reported across the country till now, data from the Union health ministry revealed
Thirty-seven more persons perished in flood-hit Bihar, where over 1.46 crore people are still affected, while the situation in Uttar Pradesh remained alarming with 10 more deaths reported on Tuesday
Around 7.34 lakh people in Bihar have been shifted to safer areas. Close to 3.27 lakh people are putting up in 1,346 relief camps
The S-2 coach suffered such a massive impact that all its wheels came off and it ended up dangling on the pantry car, with its one end ramming the facade of a house nearby
The death toll in Bihar floods rose to 253 today as the already grim situation worsened with more areas getting affected and around 1.26 crore people facing the deluge