15 dead in northern India after monsoon floods

At least 15 people were killed in India after heavy monsoon rains triggered flash floods and landslides near the Himalayan foothills, authorities said Saturday. Flooding and landslides are common and cause widespread devastation during India’s treacherous monsoon season. Experts say climate change is increasing the number of extreme weather events around the world, with damming, deforestation and development projects in India exacerbating the human toll. … Continue reading 15 dead in northern India after monsoon floods