Torrential monsoon rains have hit air and train services in the southern Indian state of Kerala, where flooding, landslides, house and road bridge collapses have killed more than 40 people in the past week.
The international airport at Kochi, a major port city, has suspended flight operations after rains flooded the runway.
Kerala state officials have put the death toll at 44 since August 8.
Monsoon rains kill hundreds of people every year in India. The season runs from June to September.