[QODLink]
Asia

Deadly floods strand 20,000 Indians

Uttarakhand state rescue efforts continue as death toll rises to almost 600.

Last Modified: 22 Jun 2013 19:06
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

India has launched one of its biggest rescue operations after floods ravaged the country's north.

Up to 600 people have been confirmed dead and 20,000 other were trapped in Uttarakhand state.

Al Jazeera's Mereana Hond reports.

35

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
Country
Featured on Al Jazeera
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
Featured
Booming global trade in 50-million-year-old amber stones is lucrative, controversial, and extremely dangerous.
Legendary Native-American High Bird was trained in ancient warrior traditions, which he employed in World War II.
Hounded opposition figure says he's hoping for the best at sodomy appeal but prepared to return to prison.
Fears of rising Islamophobia and racial profiling after two soldiers killed in separate incidents.
Group's culture of summary justice is back in Northern Ireland's spotlight after new sexual assault accusations.