Asian monsoon flooding

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    Monsoon season in Sri Lanka...
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    Nearly 500,000 displaced in Sri Lanka floods
    May 27, 2017 -- More than 100 people died and nearly 500,000 displaced in Sri Lanka after flooding and mudslides triggered monsoons, the government said Saturday.
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    Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims as death toll rises to 160
    May 29, 2017 -- The death toll in Sri Lanka increased to 160 after monsoon rains -- the worst in 14 years -- caused mass flooding and mudslides, the Red Cross said Monday.
     
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    How high's the water, mama-san?...
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    Death and devastation: Over 60 rivers flood south China, dozens reported dead
    Wednesday 5th July, 2017 - As torrential rain lashed parts of China, more than 60 rivers flooded the southern region, damaging crops and forcing hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate.
     
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    Worst flooding in 100 years...
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    India monsoon floods 'kill more than 300' in Kerala
    17 Aug.`18 - At least 324 people have been killed in flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala in what local officials say is the worst flooding in 100 years.

     
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    Monsoon Floods Have Killed More Than 320 People In Kerala, India...
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    Monsoon Floods Have Killed More Than 320 People In Kerala, India
    August 17, 2018 - The official death toll from flooding in the Indian state of Kerala spiked to at least 324 people on Friday, and the office of Kerala's chief minister, Pinarayi Vijayan, said "the rains continue to remain strong."[/i]


     
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    Some truly serious and tragic stuff that is getting absolutely no coverage here in our media. Nothing.
     
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    Monsoon floods leave 800,000 displaced, thousands stranded...
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    India's monsoon floods leave 800,000 displaced, thousands stranded
    19 Aug.`18 - Relentless monsoon floods in the southern Indian state of Kerala have left around 800,000 people displaced and nearly 10,000 others stranded, according to reports.

     
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    Kerala floods: Victims face snake menace as waters recede...
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    Kerala floods: Victims face snake menace as waters recede

    24 August 2018 - Flood victims returning home in the Indian state of Kerala have been warned to prepare for a new menace: Snakes.
     

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