Floods Force Evacuations, Drown Buildings in Northern India
Flood victims were forced to evacuate their homes due to heavy rains and overflowing rivers over large swathes of India, Sunday, July 28.
READ MORE: Rescuers Evacuate 700 Passengers From Flooded India Train
Rescuers in India on Saturday safely evacuated all 700 passengers from a train after it got stuck in monsoon floodwaters between two stations near Mumbai, the country’s home minister said.
A statement by India’s disaster management office in Maharashtra state said the Mahalaxmi Express train got stuck due to flooding of the tracks.
Home Minister Amit Shah said on Twitter that all of the passengers had been rescued safely.