Third of Bangladesh underwater as monsoon drenches region

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Biswambharpur, Bangladesh (AFP) July 14, 2020

Almost four million people have been hit by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said Tuesday, with a third of Bangladesh already underwater from some of the heaviest rains in a decade. The monsoon - which usually falls from June to September - is crucial to the economy of the Indian sub-continent, but also causes widespread death and destruction across the region each year. "This i

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