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Rescuers help people to cross a flooded area after a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains in Meppadi in Wayanad district in the southern Indian state of Kerala, India, August 9, 2019.(REUTERS)

Kerala flood aftershocks: Unusual soil piping phenomenon adds to misery

By Ramesh Babu | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 09:01 PM IST
Soil piping and lateral spread-- soils movement downhill-- visible in Kerala are recipes for major disasters say geoogists. Soil piping is indicative of serious destabilising inside earth in extreme conditions.
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