Kerala Floods 2018: 2 months later, a tentative recovery
Almost two months ago, Kerala marooned into chaos. In the broken homes that dot Wayanad and Alappuzha, an uncertain recovery is underway
Vythiri/Kainakary: On 3 August, a fortnight before large parts of Kerala went under water, Naseema Kallithingal’s siblings fixed her wedding to be held in the upcoming month. Elaborate plans were made. The venue had to be her house, a traditional dwelling with a clay-tiled roof which hosted the weddings of all her sisters. From the hillside home in a remote corner of Kerala’s Wayanad, she imagined thousands of people clogging the streets outside and the aroma of biryani wafting all over the place. And then it started raining.
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