More than 3 million people are cut off from the world.
More than 40 people have died and more than 3 million have been cut off from the world in Bangladesh and India. Monsoon rains in this region are a regular occurrence, but this year’s are heavier than usual.
Schools have been turned into shelters for people whose homes are under water. The army was mobilized to assist in rescue operations. Hundreds of people are waiting for help on the roofs of their homes. According to local media, at least 20 of the dead were killed by lightning after climbing high to avoid the floods.