Floods worsen in India’s northeast; rare rhinos in danger

Villagers are transported on a boat towards a safer place at a flooded village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Floods in northeast India worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the rising waters. Heavy early monsoon rain has lashed parts of South Asia since last week, killing at least 119 people and forcing more than five […]

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