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Tuesday, 01 August 2017 - 14:58
India Gujarat floods kill more than 200
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Floods in the western Indian state of Gujarat have killed 218 people, government officials have confirmed.

The death toll doubled over the last two days as officials found more than 100 bodies once waters began receding.

Officials estimate that the floods have affected 450,000 people in the state.

This years monsoon rains have affected millions across at least 20 states in India.

The north-eastern state of Assam has also seen dozens killed and hundreds of thousands displaced.

This photo taken on July 25, 2017 shows Indian men trying to cross flood waters in Deesa municipality, which has been hit by severe flooding along the Banas River in northern Gujarat state in western India

In this photograph taken July 29, 2017 an Indian villager walks along damaged railway tracks due to floods at Godha village of Deesa taluka, some 195km from Ahmedabad.

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