In Kerala's Idukki district, the total losses suffered in the recent rain havoc was estimated at Rs 211.17 crore, in which the losses suffered due to road damage were estimated at Rs 58.75 crore. Two National Highways Â— Koci Dhanushkody and Kollam- Theni Â— suffered heavily in the district. Rains also caused damage to agriculture and houses as well. The total agriculture-related loss was estimated at Rs 35.80 crore. This included damage to standing crops and crops destroyed due to the landslips.
In Kerala, the total estimated road damage caused due to the monsoon has been estimated at Rs 300 crore, said PWD Minister VK Ebrahim Kunju in Kochi on July 13. The state received hundred per cent rainfall this monsoon, which has resulted in the bad condition of the roads. Maintenance of the roads will take place once the rain subsides.