Kozhikode/Malappuram: The death toll in the rain fury in state rose to 104 after seven more bodies were recovered from Kavalappara in Nilambur, where a massive landslide had occurred, on Wednesday. With this the number of people who lost lives in Kavalappara alone reached 30.
However, the continuous downpour in the region since Tuesday night, has adversely affected the search operations carried out using earth movers. On Tuesday, four bodies were recovered from under the debris here.
In the meantime, search operations are in full fledge in Puthumala near Meppadi in Wayanad where another landslide had occurred. Seven people are yet to be found from here.