India

Monsoon floods in eastern India kill three, displace thousands

BHUBANESWAR, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Monsoon rains over the past week have caused floods in eastern India, killing three people and forcing thousands of families from their homes, officials and witnesses said on Tuesday.

Around 10,000 people have been evacuated to cyclone shelters in Odisha state's worst-hit district of Jajpur after a major river burst its banks, flooding 30 villages.

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