Torrential rains in the past one week have claimed the lives of nealy 164 people, in Kerala uptil now. Red Alert has been issued from Chief Minister's office to all the districts in the state. The government has cautioned the people against more rains and floods. It has urged the Centre to rush in more helicopters as people have to be airlifted. Food and water is being distributed by National Disaster Relief Forces (NDRF) teams. Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi will visit the state this evening.