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In India about 50 thousand people were cut off from the world because of heavy rains - RIA Novosti, 9/4/2018


Rainy season in India. Archival photo
NEW DELHI, 4 Sep — RIA Novosti. About 50 thousand people in more than 530 settlements remain more than a month cut off from the world because of the strongest heavy rains which have fallen upon the northeast Indian state of Nagaland transfers Ndtv.Soglasno TV channel to these data on Tuesday, monsoonal rains continue in this region since July 26, not less than 12 people have already died from a brunt of the disaster here. Most mountain villages in the territories bordering on the neighboring Myanmar have suffered from bad weather — roads in these areas have been blocked by landslides or completely flooded. The government of Nagaland has asked the federal authorities to allocate immediately the help in the size of 8 billion rupees (about 114 million dollars) for natural disaster response. In parallel with this Air Force the countries perform operation on delivery of food and necessities to affected areas. In India since June on the middle of September the season of monsoonal rains proceeds. According to official statistics, over one thousand people became the victims of heavy rains for the current year in the country already.

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