100 killed, thousands displaced by flooding in India, BD



In Bangladesh severe flooding had killed at least 61 people, and nearly 800,000 displaced and inundated thousand of home across a third of Bangladesh.
Almost three million people are struggling with flooding, the worst in two years, reported by Radio Pakistan.
As water levels began to recede, authorities expressed concern about outbreaks of infectious diseases in the country of more than 160 million. While in India over 30 people have been killed and several others injured due to rains related incidents in Uttar Pradesh state.
The death toll from monsoon storms in Bangladesh rose above 100 Friday with flood levels still rising in many parts of the country, officials said. About 20 people have died in 48 hours, taking the toll to 104, making it one of the worst monsoons in years, officials said.
Most victims have drowned but some have been killed by landslides, snake bites and lightning strikes.—APP