A total of eight dead bodies were retained by the search operations carried out by Navy and Coast Guard, of which two were identified.
Unidentified bodies have been kept in General Hospital Ernakulam, Thrippunithura Taluk Hospital and Aluva Taluk Hospital.
As per the government estimate, 23 boats are yet to be returned.
He also directed to submit the details of the houses damaged completely and partially.
Several naval ships have been deployed in the search and rescue operation since Cyclone Ockhi hit the southern parts of the country. (ANI)