11 lose lives in floods‚ thousands marooned (12)

The Himalayan Times 2014.06.28 22:40
ASSOCIATED PRESS GAUHATI: Indian authorities rushed food and drinking water today to thousands of people marooned by monsoon rains and mudslides that left at least 11 dead in the remote northeast. Residents waded through waist and knee-deep water in several parts of Gauhati, which was hit by nearly 60 millimeters of pounding rain on Thursday night. The average four-month monsoon rainfall is 89 centimetres.
RAIN, RAINFALL, ASSAM, WAIST, MONSOON, FLOOD, India