Team from centre arrives to assess floods, rain-damage in Kerala

Alappuzha : A Central government team led by Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, arrived here Saturday morning.

They will scour the flooded district in helicopter and also visit the relief camp at Komalapuram.

The team also comprises Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam, National Disaster Response Force kR Jain, Chief Secretary Tom Jose and Home Ministry joint Secretary Sanjeev Kumar Jindal.

State ministers G Sudhakaran and VS Sunil Kumar will accompany the members from centre

Post noon the team will also survey flood-hit areas outside the district.

Alappuzha is the worst hit region with 50,000 people camped in 258 shelters

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