Record seas force thousands to flee in New Delhi, India


In some places, entire streets were flooded with water and many household items were seen floating in the water.

People walk through a flooded street after the Yamuna burst its banks. Arun Sankar / AFP – Getty Images

In New Delhi, three water treatment plants have been closed, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, according to local media. cutting off around 25% of the local drinking water supply.

Days of unremitting monsoon rains have killed at least 66 people in India, government officials said July 12, with dozens of foreign tourists stranded in the Himalayas after flooding cut off road connections.
A man wades into water rushing down a street after the Yamuna overflowed its banks. Money Sharma / AFP – Getty Images

India is not the only one affected by heavy rains. Monsoon rains have triggered landslides and flooding in China, Japan and South Korea.

In the United States, Vermont residents were severely affected by flooding, with some homes being washed away.

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