Flash floods in India leave seven dead, 19 missing
Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains have killed at least seven people in northern India today. Agency reports quoted a district official saying, at least 19 other people were missing and may have been washed away by the floods hit the Himalayan foothills in Uttarakhand state. The men were working on a hydro-electric project when they disappeared. There has been incessant rain in the state since late Thursday and rivers are overflowing their banks. India’s monsoon season runs from June to September.