Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in the state till August 14.
In neighbouring Tamil Nadu, the state government pressed the IAF into service to rescue stranded people from the worst-hit Avalanchi in Nilgiris district.in Nilgiris district, a flood alert has been sounded in five villages following discharge of surplus water from Pykara dam, which reached its full capacity of 96 feet due to incessant rains over the last one week.
They have, thus far, evacuated over 82,000 people to safer places and rescued 2,325 people, the statement said.
A statement from the Chief Minister Office (CMO) said: "Statewide 28 people have lost their lives and other 27 have sustained injuries following the heavy rains causing a flood-like situation in the state".
As many as 1,07,669 people from 29,861 families have been shifted to relief camps.
At least 48 people have died since Thursday in floods in Kerala, where the beaches and hill resorts are a major worldwide tourist magnet, state police spokesman Pramod Kumar said.
Over 1 lakh people have been shifted to relief camps and many are still being evacuated from the flood and landslide affected areas.
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Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday visited flood-affected Kolhapur and Sangli districts, said an official release.
"While we are engaged in rescue operations, some are spreading false news across the social media".
Vijayan also said shutters of Banasura Sagar will be opened today so that the water level of Karaman river will rise.
Over 24 people have lost their lives in various rain-related incidents and the Karnataka government said the state has suffered a loss of Rs 6,000 crore while seeking relief of Rs 3,000 crore from the Centre. Nine bodies have been recovered so far. A holiday has also been declared for all educational institutions in most of the northern districts including Kannur, Wayand and Malappuram, authorities said.
The situation looked to be improving on Saturday as the number of districts under red alert is set to come down significantly. However, people's representatives said that a large section of the people are reluctant to move out.
The state's busiest airport, Cochin International Airport, closed since Friday as the taxiway was water-logged, will resume operations from 0630 GMT on Sunday, the airport management said.