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People wade through floodwaters in the Tilak Nagar area of Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. The heaviest downpour since 2005 inundated Mumbai, delaying trains and planes and spurring the city administration to declare a holiday. (Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)

Nearly 6 million people across Nepal and India are being affected by seasonal, torrential monsoon rains that have triggered landslides and washed away homes in the floodwaters. As of Tuesday morning, at least 180 people are dead and hundreds of thousands have been displaced from their homes.

The monsoon flooding first began in late June in the Indian state of Assam, and has since grown to primarily affect Nepal and the neighboring Indian states of Bihar, Tripura and Mizoram. Bangladesh and Pakistan have also been affected by flash floods that have killed dozens and displaced hundreds of thousands.

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Danielle Ling

Danielle Ling is an experienced video journalist and business reporter. As associate editor, Danielle manages all multimedia and reports on industry news and risk-related coverage, managing all weather-related content. A University of Maryland and Philip Merrill College of Journalism alum, Danielle previously served as a video journalist for Verizon FiOS 1 News NJ, Push Pause. Connect with Danielle on LinkedIn or email her at [email protected].

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