[b]India floods leave 2.5 million homeless[/b]HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) Rescue workers used sandbags to stop a raging river from breaching its embankment near a southern Indian city on Monday as floods triggered by heavy rains over the last week left 2.5 million people homeless.The flooding, described by officials as the worst in many decades in south India, has killed some 250 people, mostly in the states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. At least five million people are crammed in temporary government shelters.[url=http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20091005/ts_nm/us_india_flood]Full Story[/url]
This is terrible - here in America we cannot comphrehend the devastation..."These are the worst floods in 100 years," said Dharmana Prasada Rao, Andhra Pradesh's minister for revenue and relief. (From your article) Officials and relief agencies said flood victims were now sheltered in over 1,200 temporary camps. God have mercy... I wonder if it's near Bangalore where Zac Poonen has a church?