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Sunday, 23 June 2013 - 18:20
India floods death toll 'could rise to 1.000'
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The death toll in flash floods and landslides in northern India could climb to 1,000.

More than 600 people are confirmed dead with more than 40,000 still said to be stranded in the mountains of Uttarakhand state.

Survivors are being airlifted from the worst-hit areas and special trains are also carrying people to safety.

Search and rescue efforts have been stepped up as more downpours are expected.

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