An elephant of the Assam Forest department wades through flood waters in Jakhalabandha area in Koliabor, some 186km from Guwahati, the capital city of India’s northeastern state of Assam on August 13, 2017. / AFP / Biju BORO
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as monsoon pummels Nepal, IndiaMonsoon floods and landslides have killed at least 94 people across Nepal and India but officials fear that figure could rise sharply as rescuers search for dozens believed lost under mud and in submerged villages.Dozens were still missing somewhere at the bottom of the ravine, with soldiers and rescuers working into the night to reach those beneath the mud and rock.Hundreds have died across India in torrential rain, floods and landslides since the onset of the wet season in April.In Nepal the toll from this year's monsoon – which typically lasts from late June until the end of August – has already eclipsed last year, with more than 100 people confirmed dead.
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