By flooding in eastern India have suffered more than two million people

Flood caused by strong monsoon rains, have killed at least 20 people last week in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, said on Wednesday the IANS news agency, quoting official sources.

According to the management of flood in the area of disaster turned out to more than two million people, more than 3.5 thousand flooded villages, about 24.5 thousand houses destroyed.

Helicopters deliver bags of food to the affected regions. Headquarters for flood control has engaged in an operation to evacuate residents from the flooded area around a thousand boats and boats, according to local press.

Naedyatsya authorities that the situation will improve soon, since the intensity of the monsoon is reduced, said the media.

Source: RIA "Novosti".

In India, more than two million people were affected by floods

NEW DELHI, September 14. In India, the floods caused by strong monsoon rains in the last week killed at least 20 people.

According to IANS, the most affected by the disaster eastern state of Orissa.

In the area of disaster was more than two million people, more than 3.5 thousand flooded villages, about 24.5 thousand houses destroyed.

In the evacuation of residents from the affected areas involved about a thousand boats.

At present, the intensity of monsoon rains reduced, so officials hope to improve the situation.

Recall that in August as a result of floods in eastern India killed 47 people. Tens of thousands of people took shelter in government-organized camps.

In July because of rising water levels in the river Brahmaputra in the eastern Indian state of Assam were flooded at least 200 villages. As a result, four people were killed. Suffered at least 180 thousand people.

It is noted that in Assam were flooded homes, destroyed roads, no power. Victims temporarily marked out in schools and buildings owned by the state government of Assam.

Source: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2011/09/14/889686.html

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