Indian rescue personnel and police officials paddle an inflatable boat through floodwaters as they evacuate residents in Chennai on December 2, 2015. India has deployed troops to Tamil Nadu and closed the main airport there after heavy rains worsened weeks of flooding that has killed nearly 200 people in the southern coastal state. Thousands of rescuers carrying diving equipment, inflatable boats and medical equipment were battling to evacuate victims across the flooded state, officials said. AFP PHOTO/STR
Atleast 17 persons have died in a Flood related incident in India
Large parts of India have been flooded after a number of rivers started flowing above danger level.
At least 17 people have been reportedly killed in flood-related incidents in Madhya Pradesh state.
And in eastern Bihar state, at least 15,000 people have been evacuated from their homes after a “flood-like situation” in a dozen districts.
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