Women and children use a boat to make their way through floodwaters in Sunamganj in Bangladesh. Photo: AFP Women and children use a boat to make their way through floodwaters in Sunamganj in Bangladesh. Photo: AFP
Women and children use a boat to make their way through floodwaters in Sunamganj in Bangladesh. Photo: AFP

Deadly monsoon rains have killed 221 in India, Bangladesh and Nepal in past month

  • More than 1 million people have been marooned and hundreds of thousands have fled their homes for higher ground
  • Rains caused the Brahmaputra River, which flows through Tibet, India and Bangladesh, to burst its banks in India’s Assam state late last month

Topic |   Extreme weather
Women and children use a boat to make their way through floodwaters in Sunamganj in Bangladesh. Photo: AFP Women and children use a boat to make their way through floodwaters in Sunamganj in Bangladesh. Photo: AFP
Women and children use a boat to make their way through floodwaters in Sunamganj in Bangladesh. Photo: AFP
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