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More than 1,000 die in South Asian floods; toll climbing

Mumbai soaked to the bone; Bangladesh and Nepal ravaged by monsoon rains

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Indians wading through a flooded street in Mumbai on Tuesday. Dozens of flights and local train services were cancelled as rains lashed the coastal city of nearly 20 million people.

Mumbai

MORE than 1,000 people have died in floods across South Asia, and as sheets of incessant rain pummelled the vast region on Tuesday, worries grew that the death toll would rise along with the floodwaters.

According to the United Nations, at

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