Monsoon floods kill dozens in Nepal and India
Dozens of people have been killed as monsoon floods rip through Nepal and north-eastern India.
At least 43 people have lost their lives in Nepal as torrential rains hit the region, police told the Press Trust of India news agency.
Twenty-four people are reported missing amid floods and landslides, according to the Himalayan Times.
More than a million people have been affected by rising floodwaters as part of the seasonal monsoon.
Heavy rains are expected to continue in the coming days.
Police have rescued more than 1,100 people from across Nepal, affecting some 10,385 households.
A family of three was killed when part of their house collapsed in the capital, Kathmandu.
The Brahmaputra River, which flows through India, Bangladesh and China, has burst its banks, swamping more than 1,800 villages in India’s northeast Assam state, Reuters reported……..read more