Scores killed in Indian floods

Major relief operation under way in southern India as storm leaves many stranded.

    Bad weather is expected to
    last for another 24 hours [AP] 

    Hundreds of trees were uprooted, electric poles felled and highways flooded as low-lying villages and small towns in the Kurnool and Guntur districts of the Andhra Pradesh state took the full force of the storm.


    The dead included 15 people swept away by a flash flood near a bridge construction site in Kurnool, 225km southwest of the state capital, Hyderabad.

    About a dozen others were killed by lightning strikes.


    Storms and monsoon rains kill hundreds of people and force hundreds of thousands from their homes every year across India.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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