Monsoon Rains Trigger Building Collapse in Mumbai, Deaths in Karachi

HeadlineSep 01, 2017

In South Asia, heavy monsoon rains continued to inundate Nepal, India and Pakistan, leaving more than 1,200 people dead and about a third of Bangladesh underwater. In Mumbai, India, rescue workers scrambled to reach more survivors trapped in the rubble of a six-story building that collapsed following torrential rains and flooding, as the death toll in the disaster rose to 33. In the Pakistani city of Karachi, at least 13 people died after heavy monsoon rains caused flooding throughout the region.

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