Monsoon floods kill 42 people, millions stranded in Bangladesh, India

Investing.com | Jun 19, 2022 at 3:47 AM
  • DHAKA/ASSAM, India (Reuters) -At least 25 people were killed by lightning or landslides over the weekend in Bangladesh while millions were left marooned or homeless in low-lying northeastern parts hit by the worst monsoon floods in the country’s recent history.
  • Thousands of policemen, army personnel have been deployed to parts of the country to help search and rescue efforts.
  • About 105,000 people have been evacuated so far but police officials estimated that over four million were still stranded.