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8.42 pm: Kerala floods: Death toll due to floods in has risen to 324: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

6.25 pm: Imran Khan has been elected Prime Minister of Pakistan after a vote in the National Assembly: Pakistan media

3.39 pm: Four civilians were injured today in a grenade attack by terrorists on a police installation in Awantipora area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said

12:44 pm: KeralaFloods: The Supreme Court today asked the Sub committee to examine and find ways out and if possible to ensure that the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam won’t cross 139 feet.

12:01 pm Death toll due to floods has risen to 167: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

11:43 am Karnataka: We are landlocked as all roads leading out of Madikeri are blocked due to multiple landslides, we are unable to move to save people: PRS Chetan, Civil Defense QRT (quick reaction team) on landslides on Kodagu-Kushalnagar road.

11:11 am 4 Capital Ships of Indian Coast Guard have reached Kochi and joined the Disaster and Relief Team. 24 teams are already working in flood-affected villages. Indian Coast Guard so far has rescued 1764 people and guided 4688 people to safer locations of Kerala Flood.

9:21 am Karnataka: Kodagu-Mangalore highway blocked in Makanur area due to multiple landslides triggered due to heavy incessant rainfall in the region. Locals say ‘it is not possible to move, people are stuck in their houses, I have not seen such rainfall before’

9:11 am Had telephone conversation with Kerala CM P Vijayan just now. We discussed flood situation across the state & reviewed rescue operations. Later this evening, I’ll be heading to Kerala to take stock of the unfortunate situation due to flooding, tweets PM Modi. Kerala Floods

8:29 am Indian Coast Guard’s rescue&relief team from Vandiperiyar has been shifted to the flood affected Manjumala village. The team has rescued 16 stranded people from the village. Food & dry ration has been distributed among them, rescue operation is underway. Kerala Floods

8:16 am Jammu and Kashmir: An encounter is underway between security forces & terrorists in Hajin area of Bandipora