Irrigation an Irritation as Indians, Nepalis Cope with Monsoon Season

GUWAHATI, India – This year’s monsoon season in northeastern India and Nepal brings intense flooding, submerging at least one hundred villages and displacing thousands. While the rains irrigate at least 60 percent of India’s agricultural land, they also leave in their path a wake of destruction. In the past month, Reuters reports that over 200 people in India have died.

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Source: Reuters

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