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Hundreds dead, millions displaced as monsoon heaps misery on Asia

Flood-affected residents use a make-shift raft to travel through floodwaters in Kalay, upper Myanmar's Sagaing region on August 3, 2015Monsoon rains have claimed hundreds of lives across Asia, authorities reported Monday, as rescuers scrambled to reach remote areas of India, Pakistan and Myanmar after flash floods and landslides. Authorities in India say more than 120 people have died across the country in recent days, while more than a million have been displaced by rains worsened by a cyclone that barrelled through the Bay of Bengal last week. On Monday rescuers resumed their search for villagers after downpours caused a landslide in India’s remote northeastern state of Manipur, where an official said four bodies have so far been recovered from a hamlet buried by a collapsed hill.

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