A landslip caused by rain-triggered flooding was reported in the hilly areas of Randukai at Kodassery panchayat in Chalakudy on Thursday.

Houses were destroyed and trees uprooted in massive flooding that began around 4 p.m. Many areas of Randukai were inundated by two metres (six feet) of water. The flood washed away equipment, including an electric generator, kept at a temple in an adivasi colony.

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