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Floods kill at least 57 in India and Bangladesh


At least 57 people are reported to have died in floods, landslides and storms caused by heavy rains that have hit India and Bangladesh since the start of the week.

According to the Indian press, floods, landslides and hurricanes in India and Bangladesh have negatively affected the lives of millions of people.

At least 33 people were killed in incidents caused by the storm on Thursday in the Indian state of Bihar.

14 people died in the state of Assam, on the border with Bangladesh, which is one of the most affected regions of the country.

More than 850 thousand people were affected by the elements in Assam, more than 90 thousand people were evacuated from their homes and placed in temporary shelters.

Numerous houses were damaged in the state. Agricultural lands and products of the region suffered great damage.

– Floods hit northeast Bangladesh

Northeast Bangladesh experienced the worst flooding in recent years as rivers burst their banks due to heavy rains.

The disaster affected 2 million people in the region. Bangladeshi authorities have announced that 10 people have died as a result of the flood so far.

In the city of Sylhet in the northeast of the country, electricity was cut off in more than 50,000 households. It is noted that for some time there will be no electricity in the area due to the fact that the water level does not fall.

Bangladesh and India could see more severe disasters as global warming increases rainfall, experts warn.

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