New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kerala on Friday evening to take stock of the flood situation in the state.
He tweeted that he would be reaching the state later this evening "to take stock of the unfortunate situation due to floods there."
Had a telephone conversation with Kerala CM Shri Pinarayi Vijayan just now. We discussed the flood situation across the state and reviewed rescue operations.
Later this evening, I will be heading to Kerala to take stock of the unfortunate situation due to flooding. @CMOKerala
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 17, 2018
The prime minister spoke with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday morning.
"We discussed the flood situation across the state and reviewed rescue operations," Modi, who has been in touch with Vijayan for the last two days, said.
Torrential rain and floods have played havoc in Kerala, claiming the lives of nearly 100 people.
Updated Date: Aug 17, 2018 09:54 AM