Railways rushes drinking water to Kerala

Source: ANI | Published on 18th August 2018, 1:38 PM | National News | Don't Miss |

New Delhi: In a similar move, the Southern Railways has dispatched seven BRN Wagons, carrying 2.8 lakh litres of water, from the Erode Junction on Friday afternoon.

Apart from this, the Railway has made necessary arrangements in case of emergency situations in the state. A loading of 10,000 cubic boxes of water bottles is under progress to be sent in the state.

The officials of Kerala State Government directed the Senior Divisional Commericial Manager in Palakkad to coordinate further dispatch of drinking water for those affected.

Kerala has been witnessing acute flood situation since past few days owing to incessant rain. So far, 324 people have lost their lives in the state due to flood, according to a tweet by the Chief Minister Office (CMO) of Kerala.

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