Floods, landslides kill over 30 in northeast India

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

GAUHATI, India (AP) -- Officials and news reports say flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains have killed at least 30 people in India's remote northeast. More than a million people have fled their homes.

Police in Gangtok said Monday that 21 bodies were recovered after flood waters washed away a highway in Sikkim state that the men were working on. Ten thousand villagers were cut off by the heavy road damage.

The Press Trust of India news agency says at least four people have been killed by flooding over the last three days in the neighboring state of Arunachal Pradesh.

The Assam state government says flood waters there have killed seven people and forced nearly a million to leave their homes.

KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 170987901 - nbc11news.com/a?a=170987901
Gray Television, Inc.