Heavy rainfall and flooding across eastern and central Indian states have displaced ten of thousands. The worst hit states are Bihar, in east India, Uttar Pradesh in the north, and Madhya Pradesh, with at least 53 dead in these states, officials said. More than 2 million people have been affected by the flooding. “All their huts are washed away. The mud houses and many of the poorly built houses are collapsed. Many of the houses are almost under water.” Read the story.