Monsoon Floodwaters Devastate Nepal
Locals attempt to trudge, bike and boat through knee-high floodwaters in the cities of Birgunj and Saptari, in southern Nepal, Tuesday, July 16.
Nepal continues to endure devastating floods and landslides that have killed at least 78 people. This year’s monsoon season has wreaked havoc in South Asia and forced many families from their homes. (AP)
There are currently more than 40,000 soldiers and police officers delivering food, tents and medicine to the thousands of affected individuals, according to Nepal’s National Emergency Operation Center.
Monsoon rains tend to last from June to September each year.