• Thursday, May 19, 2022

ASIA

Eight more dead in India’s worsening monsoon floods

Prime Minister Modi to travel to Gujarat after monsoon claims more victims.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Worsening floods killed another eight people in 24 hours in India’s Gujarat state as rescue teams raced Tuesday (25) to reach hundreds of people marooned in stricken towns and villages. With scores now dead in monsoon floods across the country, prime minister Narendra Modi was to fly over Gujarat later Tuesday to inspect the devastation, officials said. More than 36,000 people have been moved to safe areas and helicopters and boats were used to rescue the worst-hit. Torrential rain and the release of water from dams in neighbouring Rajasthan state created havoc in northern Gujarat, a government statement said. Army and…

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