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the balance sheet of floods and landslides caused by the heavy rains of monsoon in India ran from 124 dead Sunday, according to the authorities, the rescuers still seeking dozens of disappeared.
The west coast of the country has been flooded with torrential rains since Thursday, and Indian meteorological services warned against new showers over the next few days.
In the state of Maharasthra, 114 people were killed, including more than 40 in a landslide that hit Thursday the village of Taliye, south of Bombay, the main financial center of the country.
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"Many people were swept away by the waters while they were trying to flee" when the landslide occurred, "said AFP a villager, Jayram Mahaske, including relatives remained blocked.
The landslide shot down dozens of homes in minutes, leaving only two concrete structures and cutting electricity supply, indicated inhabitants. The rescuers searched the mud and debris in search of 99 other people still missing.
"All my team is engaged in the operations Rescue ", said Saturday to AFP Rajesh Yawale, Inspector of the National Disaster Response Force, who coordinates rescue operations in the village.
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According to it, many bodies have been carried away by the waters and some have been found stuck between downstream trees. A dozen other people were killed in two separate landslides, also south of Bombay.
In some parts of the city of Chiplun, still south of Bombay, the water level reached almost six meters on Thursday after 24 hours of uninterrupted rains that have submerged roads and homes.
eight patients with a local hospital hospitable from CVIV-19 patients would be dead following a stop of respirators due to a power failure.
In the neighboring state of Goa, a woman drowned, said the state government to the Press Trust of India, in what Chief Minister Pramod Sawant described as "worst floods since 1982 "
In the coastal plains of Maharashtra and Goa, the water level remained high after the rivers came out of their bed. Terrified residents are mounted on the roofs and upper floors to escape waters.
further south, in the state of Karnataka, the balance sheet increased from three to nine dead at night, and four other people are missing, according to the authorities.
Floods and landslides are common during the monsoon season in India, which often sees poorly constructed buildings yield after uninterrupted rainy days.
In recent years, extreme climatic phenomena are multiplying, consequences, according to specialists, climate clothing that affects this region of the world.
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AFGHANISTAN: The balance sheet of a flood switches to 113 dead, 110 missing .
© Sajjad Hussain in Afghanistan, at least 113 people perished in a flood-flash on Wednesday at Thursday in the province of the province of Nouristan. (Drawing). AFP / Sajjad Hussain At least 113 people perished in a flood-flash on Wednesday on Thursday in the province of Nouristan, in northeastern Afghanistan, where 110 people remain missing, according to a new Release release Saturday.