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Death toll from floods in South Asia rises to over 100
July 16, 2019

In south Asia, death toll from floods has risen to more than one hundred, while millions have been displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regions.

Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal said, among the worst hit areas, agencies are working on a war footing to deal with the situation.

About 4.3 million people in Assam, in north-eastern Indian, have been affected by flooding, while 83,000 have been forced to seek shelter in relief camps on higher ground.

In Bihar, east India, a further 2.56 million people were hit by flash floods.