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PRESS RELEASE : SEVERE FLOODING IN THE STATE OF KERALA, INDIA

SEVERE FLOODING IN THE STATE OF KERALA, INDIA

 

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs conveys its deepest condolences to the family of the victims involved in the severe flooding in the state of Kerala, India which has claimed 156 lives and displaced more than 85,000 people. As of now, there have been no reports of any Malaysian casualties.

 

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs through its Consulate General of Malaysia in Chennai is closely monitoring the situation and wishes to advise all Malaysians in Kerala to exercise vigilance and take all necessary precautions.

 

Malaysians who are planning to travel to Kerala are also advised to defer non-essential trips until the weather condition improves. The Cochin International Airport has also suspended its operations until 26 August 2018.

 

The Consulate General of Malaysia in Chennai can be contacted as below:

 

Telephone     :        +914424334434/35/36

                   +917550022001

Email            :        mwchennai@kln.gov.my

Facebook      :        https://www.facebook.com/mwchennai.chennai

Website        :        http://www.kln.gov.my/web/ind_chennai/home

Twitter         :        https://twitter.com/MYCGChennai

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

17 August 2018