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Monsoon floods wreck havoc in Nepal and India

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Dozens of people have been killed as monsoon floods rip through Nepal and north-eastern India.

At least 43 people have lost their lives in Nepal as torrential rains hit the region, police told the Press Trust of India news agency.

Twenty-four people are reported missing amid floods and landslides, according to the Himalayan Times.

Flooded areas in Nepal following heavy monsoon rains
A man carries his daughter as they leave a flooded area following torrential rains in Kathmandu, Nepal. EPA-EFE/NARENDRA SHRESTHA
Monsoon floods in Assam
A man searches for his belongings in flood waters in the flood affected Morigaon district of Assam, India. EPA-EFE/STR
Monsoon floods in Assam
A boy tries to help his grandfather to carry a domestic gas cylinder through flood water in the flood affected Morigaon district of Assam, India, 12 July 2019. According to the media reports floods from monsoon rain has affected more than four hundred thousand people in eleven districts of Assam state. EPA-EFE/STR

More than a million people have been affected by rising floodwaters as part of the seasonal monsoon.

Via BBC

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