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In India and Nepal, floods and landslides have killed at least 116 people

Results Is increasing. At least 116 people have been killed in India and Nepal, triggered by several days of heavy rains and floods, officials said on Wednesday (October 20). Dozens of others are missing.

As India condemns at least 85 victims, meteorological services extended their warning on Tuesday and forecast rain “Strong” To “Very solid” In the next two days. In places, more than 400 mm of water had already fallen on Monday. In Uttarakhand (north), at least 46 people have died and eleven are missing in recent days. About thirty of them were killed on Tuesday, especially in the affected Nainital district, in a series of landslides and landslides caused by a massive flood of infrastructure. Five people from the same family were buried at their home, local official Pradeep Jain said.

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Due to weather warnings, authorities have ordered schools to close and banned all religious or tourist activities in the state. In Kerala (South), Chief Minister Binarayi Vijayan has put forward a local death toll of 39.

In Nepal, the number “may increase”

Rescue teams evacuate people in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand on October 19, 2021.

Spread on TV channels and on social media, the Ganges overflows into the city of Rishikesh, with residents reaching their knees near Lake Nainital. More than a hundred tourists were stranded in Ramgarh and the Kochi river flooded, flooding many areas.

In neighboring Nepal, government disaster management officer Humkala Pandey said“In the last three days, floods and landslides caused by post-monsoon rains have killed 31 people across the country.” “Forty-three missing”, He added. “It’s still raining in many places”, She was scared and clarified “Number of deaths [puisse] Will increase further “.

Landslides continue to hit the northern Himalayas of India, but experts say their numbers are increasing, including global warming, melting glaciers, construction of hydroelectric dams and deforestation. In February, a Sudden floods destroyed the Rishi Ganga valleyIn Uttarakhand, about two hundred people were killed. About sixty bodies were found.

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According to the weather forecast, floods are expected to hit the southern Indian state of Kerala in the coming days, with floods already claiming more than 27 lives. Many dams in this tourist state were near the alert level, rivers overflowed and authorities evacuated thousands of people.

World with AFP