India Flooding, Landslides Cause 600 Deaths as Stranded Begin to Starve

Nature World News: Flooding and landslides in northern India have claimed the lives of at nearly 600 people as the death toll continued to rise throughout the week. Early and abnormally heavy monsoon rains caused the Ganges Rivers and some of its tributaries to flood, triggering landslides that killed or trapped hundreds, while tens of thousands have been left stranded. The Himalayan state of Uttrakhand was among the worst affected regions. People in scores of towns and villages have been stranded by flooding......

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