Monsoon rain floods Kerala
Over $1.3 billion in losses estimated
This monsoon, rains lashed the southern state of Kerala in India. Three days of torrential and relentless rains have caused unprecendented damage killing 186 people and destroying over 10,000 homes. Also called "God's own country", the state of Kerala is now facing the worst floods since 1972, bringing 10 of its 14 districts under water. Over 60,000 people are lodged in various relief camps across the 14 districts.