Twenty three people have died in flooding in northeastern India since the Southwest Monsoon arrived in the area five days ago. Twelve of the deaths occurred in the state of Assam, where five people died on Sunday 17 June alone, with the remaining deaths occurring in Manipur, and severe flooding also reported in Tripura, and Mizoram. Thousands of people across the region have been forced to abandon homes and farms in the region, and it in addition to the Human casualties, large numbers of livestock have died.
Diagrammatic representation of wind and rainfall patterns in a tropical monsoon climate. Geosciences/University of Arizona.
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