South Asia Flooding 2017

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Hundreds dead in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, while millions have been forced from their homes and 18,000 schools shut down across the region

Rescue workers scramble to provide aid to millions of people stranded by worst monsoon floods in South Asia for years.

Floods kill over 1,200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

Rescue workers scramble to provide aid to millions of people stranded by worst monsoon floods in South Asia for years.

Monsoon rains have killed at least five people including two toddlers in Mumbai as India's financial capital ground to a halt under flooding. Roads were hit by waist-deep flooding flights cancelled and train services suspended stranding tens of thousands. Monsoon Rain, Train Service, In Mumbai, Natural Disasters, Climate Change, Nepal, At Least, Roads, Toddlers

Houston floods, but what about all the other disasters?

As the media focuses on Texas, social media users highlight disasters in other parts of the world.

Stranded flood victims wait for help in Pokoria village, north eastern Assam state, India Free Spirit, Nepal, Asia, Culture, People, Pictures, Projects, Photos, Photo Illustration
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Floods and devastation in India, Nepal and Bangladesh – in pictures

Hundreds of people have been killed and millions displaced across the region as rescue missions set up shelters and strive to get food and water to victims

500 people have died during India's monsoon season but farmer Biren Gogoi is refusing to leave his flooded home. Water Resources, Natural Resources, Across The Border, Water Management, Monsoon, Ecology, The Locals, Nepal, My House

Monsoon season: The river politics behind South Asia's floods

Every year, tensions increase between India and Nepal during the monsoon season. Why?

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Houston floods, but what about all the other disasters?

As the media focuses on Texas, social media users highlight disasters in other parts of the world.

nice Photos: Devastating monsoon rains affect 41 million people in South Asia Monsoon Rain, My World, Nepal, Cool Photos, Asia, People, Storms, Rain, Thunderstorms
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Photos: Devastating monsoon rains affect 41 million people in South Asia

Two weeks of flooding have devastated communities across India, Nepal, and Bangladesh.

Nepal floods: Elephants deployed in rescue efforts 13 August 2017 From the section Asia.

Nepal floods: Elephants deployed in rescue efforts

Some 500 tourists are trapped in a resort as officials say 49 people have died across the country.

Viewpoint: Why poor planning leads to floods in Chennai and Houston - BBC News Bbc News, Chennai, Climate Change, Houston, Cities, Led, Asia, Weather, City

Viewpoint: Why poor planning leads to floods in Chennai and Houston

Both the cities have prioritised unbridled growth and urbanisation over caution and better sense.

Two weeks of flooding have devastated communities across India, Nepal, and Bangladesh.

Photos: Devastating monsoon rains affect 41 million people in South Asia

Two weeks of flooding have devastated communities across India, Nepal, and Bangladesh.

South Asia floods: India counts cost of severe monsoon season Northeast India, Al Jazeera, Extreme Weather, Monsoon, Seasons, Watch, Link, Youtube, Clock
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South Asia floods: India counts cost of severe monsoon season

The rains have killed 1,200 people and nearly half have come from Bihar state in northeast India.