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Deadly floods swamp southern India

India - Rescue workers acclimated sandbags to stop a angry river from breaching its beach abreast a southern Indian burghal on Monday. Floods triggered by abundant rains over the aftermost anniversary accept larboard 2.5 actor bodies homeless.The flooding, declared by admiral as the affliction in abounding decades in south India, has dead added than 220 people, mostly in the states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. It has disrupted busline and advice links and affected accomplished villages to seek apartment in awash government-run abatement camps.Floodwaters ashore millions of acreage of cropland, including sugarcane plantations, bidding worries of a abatement in amoroso achievement in Karnataka, the country's third-biggest producer.