Ockhi Cyclone: Death toll rises to 36 in Kerala


    Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 : The toll in the Cyclone Ockhi rose to 36 in Kerala with three more decomposed bodies were found from the mid-sea on Thursday.

    The two bodies were found 100 nautical miles off the sea between Kochi and Alappuzha coasts and the other was spotted 15 km away from Thottappally coast in Alappuzha by the Coast Guard.

    Thought the two bodies were identified, the other unidentified one was kept at the Kollam District Hospital.
    Steps were taken to bring the two bodies to Vizhinjam this evening, sources said.

    Latin Archdiocese Vicar General Fr Eugene Pereira expressed concern over 108 missing fishermen, who went to the sea in small boats.