Many dead in Indian landslides

Landslides after monsoon rains kill at least 14 people in northeast India.

    Monsoon rains hit India between June and
    September annually, often causing floods [File: EPA]

    The areas in and around Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, had been hit by two days of heavy rains.
     
    Payeng said there were reports of at least two vehicles falling down a gorge on the city's outskirts.
     
    In the neighbouring state of Assam flash floods caused by the monsoon hit 120 villages, displacing about 30,000 people.
     
    Monsoon rains usually hit the country from June to September.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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