by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/24/17, 09:11 am
Seasonal monsoon rains in South Asia have triggered floods resulting in the deaths of more than 950 people and adversely affecting nearly 40 million residents, authorities said Thursday. The extremely heavy rainfall in northern India, northern Bangladesh, and southern Nepal has caused landslides and washed away thousands of homes. The South Asia monsoon season runs from June to September, and authorities say the death toll could rise as the waters begin to recede.