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In pictures: Floods in South Asia

Bangladeshis carry supplies through floodwaters in Sirajganj when the River Jamuna burst its banks.(03/08/07)

Millions of people have been displaced by flooding after heavier-than-usual monsoon rains battered South Asia. Large areas of Bangladesh are among those under water.

Flooded road in Mumbai, India (03/08/07)

Large swathes of India have also been affected, including the financial capital, Mumbai.

Submerged village in Darbhanga district, Bihar (02/08/07)

The Indian states of Bihar, Assam and Uttar Pradesh are among the worst-hit areas.

Children in Manikgong district in Bangladesh (03/08/07)

Many people have fled their homes, and normal means of transport have been abandoned.

Boat in inundated Kaziranga National Park in Assam, Northeast India (02/08/07)

All available boats have been pressed into service as people flee the rising waters. Across South Asia, scores of people have died.

Queue for supplies in Jhargaon, Assam (01/08/07)

People in Assam have been queuing for supplies, as officials try to provide victims with relief.

Rickshaw in flooded street in Dhaka (01/08/07)

In Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, rickshaws have had to battle through the floodwaters.

Villagers watch flooded paddy field in Nepal

Southern Nepal has also suffered, with paddy fields submerged beneath flood waters in Rautahat.

Boys play in floodwaters in Sirajganj, Bangladesh. (02/08/07)

But for some children, the floodwaters have provided a new place to play.






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