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Monsoon Floods Kill 135 People in India

HeadlineJul 26, 2021

In India, at least 135 people are dead after torrential rains triggered massive floods and landslides across the state of Maharashtra and the city of Mumbai. Dozens are still missing as rescue efforts continue. While monsoon rains are common in India, climate scientists warn global warming has contributed to heavier and devastating rainfall. This is a resident of Mumbai.

Mahesh Narwegar: “The level of the floodwater never rose to 20 to 25 feet. The water level has risen to this height for the first time. All the properties of the residents are destroyed. They have nothing to eat and drink.”

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