Munnar: Five more bodies were recovered from debris in Rajamala in Idukki district that was rocked by a massive landslide early on Friday.
The death toll now touched 22. It is estimated that about 80 people lived there.
More than 20 people were rescued. 44 people are still suspected to be trapped.
Meanwhile, the search resumed on Saturday morning. The incessant rains are hampering rescue operations.