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Floods continue to inundate India

09-26-2010 19:02 BJT

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Incessant rain is causing flooding in eastern and southern India, crippling normal life and stranding traffic.

In Patna, the capital of the eastern state of Bihar, many villages have been submerged, destroying properties of hundreds of families. People living in low-lying areas are trapped after the Ganga River breached its banks in several places.

Meanwhile, in the capital of the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, the flood situation remains grim. Scores of families are homeless, while large stretches of agricultural land are under water. This year's monsoons have already brought heavy flooding in several parts of northern and central India, causing severe devastation to life and property.

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV

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