Floods in north-eastern India have killed nearly 80 people

At least 79 people have died because of severe flooding in the north-east of India, more than 2 million people to flee their homes, said on Monday Times of India.

According to media reports, the most serious situation is in the state of Assam, where due to the continuing strong monsoon linear shores of the river Brahmaputra out, 26 of the 27 counties of this state has been in the disaster area. Severe flooding also affected the neighboring states of Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.

Livni destroyed thousands of mud houses, flooded roads and fields. According to local authorities, it is the worst flooding in north-eastern India over the past eight years.

Under water was also more than 70% of the famous Indian Kaziranga National Park, home to tigers, elephants, the world's largest population of one-horned rhinoceros.

In the disaster area being transferred army units, which assist in the rescue efforts and the organization of temporary camps for refugees from the disaster, to the publication.

Source: ria.ru.

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