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South Asia floods kill 1200 and shut 1.8 million children out of school - The Guardian

Hundreds dead in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, while millions have been forced from their homes and 18,000 schools shut down across the region. Latest: fears South Asia floods death toll will rise as Mumbai building collapses · Haroon Siddique and ...and more »

16 million children affected by massive flooding in South Asia, with millions more at risk - UNICEF (press release)

UNICEF scaling up emergency response to support children and families affected. Share · Tweet · Share. © UNICEF/Saeed. Children using a boat made out of a banana tree makes their way to a flood shelter in Kurigram District is located in the Rangpur ...and more »

India and Pakistan are seeing more intense monsoon rains - The Economist

WITH the giant Himalayas caging its towering clouds, the great basin where the Brahmaputra merges with the Ganges and Meghna rivers is prone not only to heavy rainfall but also to sudden deluges. Bits of the Indian state of Meghalaya receive over 11 ...and more »

Monsoon Season Hits South Asia Hard - NPR

While Texas and Louisiana deal with the aftermath of Harvey, India has its own troubles. Flooding has brought life to a near standstill in Mumbai, India's financial center. AILSA CHANG, HOST: The floods caused by Harvey are generating lots of headlines ...and more »

A third of Bangladesh under water as flood devastation widens - CNN

(CNN) In rural areas across northern Bangladesh families are preparing to mark Eid al-Adha, one of the holiest dates on the Muslim calendar. The holiday, which translates literally as the "sacrifice feast," is intended to be a time of great celebration ...and more »

South Asia floods: Two million children shut out of schools by disaster - The Independent

Severe flooding and landslides in Bangladesh, Nepal and India have prevented around 1.8 million children from attending schools across the region. At least 1,200 people have been killed in South Asia's worst flooding in years, with more than 40 million ...and more »

1200 Die as “Devastating” Climate Change-Linked Floods Submerge Parts of South Asia - Democracy Now!

In the past month, more than 1,200 people have died amid flooding in Bangladesh, Nepal and India. This year's monsoon season has brought torrential downpours that have submerged wide swaths of South Asia, destroying tens of thousands of homes, ...and more »

Attention is on Harvey, but flooding has killed thousands across Asia - Stuff.co.nz

Skies, streams and seas have unleashed tragedies around the world this month, forcing us to reckon once more with the deadly power of weather and water. While we watch and react to the devastation wrought by the remnants of Hurricane Harvey across ...and more »

Devastating Himalayan floods are made worse by an international blame game - The Conversation AU

Devastating floods in Nepal have sparked regional tension, with Nepali politicians and media outlets claiming that Indian infrastructure along their shared border has left Nepal vulnerable. In a visit last week to India, Nepal's prime minister Sher ...and more »

More Than 1000 Died in South Asia Floods This Summer - New York Times

MUMBAI, India — More than 1,000 people have died in floods across South Asia this summer, and as sheets of incessant rain pummeled the vast region on Tuesday, worries grew that the death toll would rise along with the floodwaters. According to the ...and more »