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Assam floods: At least 20 killed

India | Associated Press | July 6, 2017, 1:18 pm
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 Heavy rains since the start of India's monsoon season have triggered floods and landslides in parts of the remote northeastern region, causing at least 20 deaths, authorities said Wednesday.<br /> A woman and a child cross a waterlogged street at Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

Heavy rains since the start of India's monsoon season have triggered floods and landslides in parts of the remote northeastern region, causing at least 20 deaths, authorities said Wednesday.
A woman and a child cross a waterlogged street at Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A man carrying his bicycle crosses a flooded street near Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, 60 kilometers (38 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

A man carrying his bicycle crosses a flooded street near Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, 60 kilometers (38 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Villagers stand outside their houses partially submerged in flood waters in Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017.(Image: AP)

Villagers stand outside their houses partially submerged in flood waters in Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017.(Image: AP)

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 A woman holds her child and stands next to flood waters near Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

A woman holds her child and stands next to flood waters near Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A woman with her family and her belongings paddles a boat through flood waters at Khola Bhuyan village, east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

A woman with her family and her belongings paddles a boat through flood waters at Khola Bhuyan village, east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A girl paddles a boat through flood waters at Khola Bhuyan village, east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

A girl paddles a boat through flood waters at Khola Bhuyan village, east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A man paddles a boat near submerged houses at Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

A man paddles a boat near submerged houses at Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A boy rows a boat to cross flood waters at Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

A boy rows a boat to cross flood waters at Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A child sits in a boat as another stands near their house partially submerged in flood waters in Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

A child sits in a boat as another stands near their house partially submerged in flood waters in Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A woman sits inside her flooded house at Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

A woman sits inside her flooded house at Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A boy dries clothes outside his house, partially submerged in flood waters at Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

A boy dries clothes outside his house, partially submerged in flood waters at Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A woman prepares food in her flooded house in Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Gauhati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

A woman prepares food in her flooded house in Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Gauhati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Mahouts ride on forest department elephants of the inundated Pobitora wildlife sanctuary as they cross flood waters at Khola Bhuyan village, east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

Mahouts ride on forest department elephants of the inundated Pobitora wildlife sanctuary as they cross flood waters at Khola Bhuyan village, east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Mahouts ride on forest department elephants of the inundated Pobitora wildlife sanctuary as they cross flood waters at Khola Bhuyan village, east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

Mahouts ride on forest department elephants of the inundated Pobitora wildlife sanctuary as they cross flood waters at Khola Bhuyan village, east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A villager pulls his buffalo through a flooded grassland of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary at Khola Bhuyan village, east of Gauhati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

A villager pulls his buffalo through a flooded grassland of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary at Khola Bhuyan village, east of Gauhati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A forest guard of the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary crosses flood water from a camp at Mayong village, east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)

A forest guard of the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary crosses flood water from a camp at Mayong village, east of Guwahati, Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Image: AP)