Wayanad: The southwest monsoon claimed the life of a six-year-old girl in Wayanad district on Wednesday.
Torrential rain and strong winds in the past two days have left a trail of destruction as well.
The deceased was identified as Jyothika, daughter of Babu, a resident of Valad. Babu was seriously injured.
About a dozen houses were partially damaged in the past 24 hours, according to Revenue Department sources. Vehicle movement was disrupted in many parts of the district after trees were uprooted owing to the rain and heavy wind.
Power supply remained disrupted for long hours even in town areas in the district, as electric posts were uprooted when trees fell on power lines.