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India Floods (DG ECHO, ASDMA, Floodlist, Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 28 September 2020)

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  • Incessant rain in Nepal and India has resulted in flooding in Assam, Bihar and Meghalaya.
  • In these three states, 13 districts (Assam 09; Bihar 01 and Meghalaya 03) have been flooded, affecting approximately 240,000 people (Assam reporting 225,030 people affected).
  • In Meghalaya, at least 13 death have been recorded due to floods and landslides and 5 people are missing.
  • During the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers are expected over sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim and parts of West Assam.