Heavy floods devastate southern Indian state of Kerala

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INDIA-FLOOD-ENVIRONMENTIndian fire and rescue personnel evacuate local residents in an boat flooded following monsoon rains at Aluva, in the Indian state of Kerala, on August 16, 2018. (AFP. / AFP PHOTO)

Kerala floods have battered India’s southern state.

Heavy rains over the past eight days have triggered floods and landslides,

killing more than 300, and leaving more than 220,000 people homeless.