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Water, water everywhere

International | Disastrous flooding hits South Asia and Texas
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/30/17, 05:51 pm

FLOODS: Abnormal seasonal flooding has killed 1,200 people across India, Nepal, and Bangladesh.

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Monsoon rains devastate South Asia

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.

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Monsoon floods spread misery across South Asia

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/14/17, 08:34 am

Heavy monsoon rains over the weekend triggered landslides and floods, killing at least 173 people in northern India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Millions of others have been displaced. The rains have damaged bridges and washed away thousands of homes. Soldiers and rescue workers in northern India pulled 46 bodies from buses covered by rocks and mud. Authorities said about 200,000 people took refuge in emergency camps in the state of Assam, northeastern India.

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