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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Attention is on Harvey, but flooding has killed thousands across Asia -

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 »

UN: 1200 dead from flooding, landslides in South Asia -

Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Floods and landslides in South Asia have killed more than 1,200 people and affected living conditions for more than 41 million people this summer, U.N. estimates indicate. Monsoon season typically brings heavy rains and floods to India ...and more »

South Asia floods - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Heavy monsoon rains have caused massive flooding in the Riverine region of South Asia, causing devastation in Bangladesh, India and Nepal. The IFRC has launched appeals to help support those affected by this disaster. Floods caused by heavy monsoon ...and more »

Huge monsoon flooding kills 1200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh -

Millions more have been left homeless, as the annual monsoon season struck with an intensity not seen for years. While this week's headlines have been dominated by the devestation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, which has so far killed 18 people, ...and more »

At least 41 million people affected in floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal, UN says - The Independent

More than 40 million people have been affected by devastating floods and landslides in South Asia, UN humanitarian agencies have said. Torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 1,200 people and left millions fleeing their homes in India, Bangladesh ...and more »