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Death toll rises in India floods

2:32am IST - 00:46

Annual Monsoon rains create heavy flooding that have left hundreds dead and displaced hundreds of thousands more. Patty See reports.

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Massive flooding continues to wreak havoc across India as hundreds are killed ... and hundreds of thousands are displaced. As the government continues to set up relief camps in many regions, cabinet members are visiting the hardest hit areas -- to assure villagers they are doing all they can. In the Assam state, floods left a path of of destruction. (SOUNDBITE: VILLAGER "THE WATER CAME INSIDE THE VILLAGE AROUND 1030-1045AM, THE FLOW OF THE WATER WAS FURIOUS. THE WATER HAS ENTERED OUR HOUSES AND SPOILT EVERYTHING.") The flooding was caused by annual Monsoon rains -- a double edged sword for the country, where Agriculture supports two-thirds of the population.

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Death toll rises in India floods

2:32am IST - 00:46