How you can help the flooding victims of Kerala


Skipton Building Society is making it possible for people wanting to donate money to help the millions affected by the catastrophic flooding in the Indian state of Kerala.

The Scarborough branch in Westborough, Bridlington branch in Wellington Road and Malton branch in Wheelgate are among those where people can donate money over the counter to the society's Kerala Flooding Appeal.

You can also call the society’s Skipton Direct on 0345 850 1722.

Nearly 400 people have died and thousands remain stranded by the worst flooding in the state for decades. Reports say that more than one million people have been displaced, many of them taking shelter in thousands of relief camps across the state.

As the monsoon rains begin to ease, efforts are being stepped up to get relief supplies to isolated areas.