2,500 Evacuated As Heavy Rains Batter Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris District
Saturday, August 10, 2019, 8:55 AM
More than 2,500 people have been evacuated in the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu following heavy rains over the last 24 hours. Five people have lost their lives so far and two additional NDRF teams have been dispatched to aid one already in the area in ongoing search-and-rescue efforts. The evacuations are largely from the catchment areas of Avalanche and Gudalur.