House washed away in mudslide at Mundakayam

House falling into mudslide

Kottayam: Heavy rainfall and flash floods caused abrupt landslides in Kottayam district. A house at Mundakayam drifted and collapsed in the massive mudslide on Sunday morning. A video that surfaced in socia media shows a house that vanished in the gushing waters within a few seconds. No casualties were reported.

House swept away in the mudslide at Mundakayam | Mathrubhumi News Screengrab

Several other damages were also recorded at Mundakayam and adjacent localities.

Three bodies were recovered at Plappally in Kottayam. NDRF, fire force and locals are indulging in rescue mission to retrieve the bodies from the mud and slush. Three bodies were recovered today at Plappally. On Saturday, 4 deaths were reported in the region. Search for other missing persons is progressing.

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