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This photo taken on July 15, 2020 shows residents riding a boat past a damaged and flood-affected house near the Poyang Lake due to torrential rains in Poyang county, Shangrao city in China's central Jiangxi province. The vast Yangtze drainage area has been lashed by torrential rains since last month, leaving 141 people dead or missing and forcing the evacuation of millions more across several provinces. AFP
This photo taken on July 15, 2020 shows residents riding a boat past a damaged and flood-affected house near the Poyang Lake due to torrential rains in Poyang county, Shangrao city in China's central Jiangxi province. The vast Yangtze drainage area has been lashed by torrential rains since last month, leaving 141 people dead or missing and forcing the evacuation of millions more across several provinces. AFP
This aerial view shows submerged streets and inundated buildings after a dam was breached due to flooding in Jiujiang in China's central Jiangxi province on July 13, 2020. AFP
This aerial view shows submerged streets and inundated buildings after a dam was breached due to flooding in Jiujiang in China's central Jiangxi province on July 13, 2020. AFP
Chinese soldiers building an emergency levee near the Poyang Lake to contain flooding due to torrential rains in Jiujiang in China's central Jiangxi province, July 14, 2020. AFP
Chinese soldiers building an emergency levee near the Poyang Lake to contain flooding due to torrential rains in Jiujiang in China's central Jiangxi province, July 14, 2020. AFP
Sweat drops from an armed police officer's face as he works to control floods  in Shangrao of east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2020. Xinhua
Sweat drops from an armed police officer's face as he works to control floods in Shangrao of east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2020. Xinhua
A municipal worker stands on a flooded road to guide vehicles during a rain shower in Mumbai on July 15, 2020. AFP
A municipal worker stands on a flooded road to guide vehicles during a rain shower in Mumbai on July 15, 2020. AFP
A view of floodwaters overflown to the banks of Tai Lake following heavy rainfall in Huzhou, Zhejiang province, China July 15, 2020. REUTERS
A view of floodwaters overflown to the banks of Tai Lake following heavy rainfall in Huzhou, Zhejiang province, China July 15, 2020. REUTERS
Photo taken on July 12, 2020 shows a flooded road in Sunamganj, Bangladesh. The floods in parts of Bangladesh have affected over 1.3 million people and displaced tens of thousands of families, official data revealed Sunday. Xinhua
Photo taken on July 12, 2020 shows a flooded road in Sunamganj, Bangladesh. The floods in parts of Bangladesh have affected over 1.3 million people and displaced tens of thousands of families, official data revealed Sunday. Xinhua
People carry their belongings as they wade through water in an area affected by flash floods in Luwu Utara, South Sulawesi province, Indonesia, Thursday, July 16, 2020. A number of people were killed and missing after heavy rains in the South Sulawesi province swelled rivers and send floodwaters, mud and debris across roads and into thousands of homes. AP
People carry their belongings as they wade through water in an area affected by flash floods in Luwu Utara, South Sulawesi province, Indonesia, Thursday, July 16, 2020. A number of people were killed and missing after heavy rains in the South Sulawesi province swelled rivers and send floodwaters, mud and debris across roads and into thousands of homes. AP
 a man paddles with an inflatable boat past submerged cars during a flood in Rongshui County in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Saturday, July 11, 2020. Vice Minister of Emergency Management Zheng Guoguang told reporters Monday, July 13, 2020 that the Yangtze River and parts of its watershed have seen the second highest rainfall since 1961 over the past six months. Xinhua
a man paddles with an inflatable boat past submerged cars during a flood in Rongshui County in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Saturday, July 11, 2020. Vice Minister of Emergency Management Zheng Guoguang told reporters Monday, July 13, 2020 that the Yangtze River and parts of its watershed have seen the second highest rainfall since 1961 over the past six months. Xinhua
An Indian flood affected woman rows a makeshift banana raft near her partially submerged house in Gagolmari village, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by floodwaters and landslides following incessant rainfall in the region. AP
An Indian flood affected woman rows a makeshift banana raft near her partially submerged house in Gagolmari village, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by floodwaters and landslides following incessant rainfall in the region. AP
A child climbs over a fence submerged in flood water in Morigaona district of Assam, India, 15 July 2020. According to news reports, heavy rainfall during the past days have caused floods in the Assam state, leaving over three million people affected by it and at least sixty dead. EPA
A child climbs over a fence submerged in flood water in Morigaona district of Assam, India, 15 July 2020. According to news reports, heavy rainfall during the past days have caused floods in the Assam state, leaving over three million people affected by it and at least sixty dead. EPA


A one horned rhinoceros wades through flood water at the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary in Pobitora, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Thursday, July 16, 2020. Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed dozens of people in this northeastern region. The floods also inundated most of Kaziranga National Park, home to an estimated 2,500 rare one-horned rhinos. AP
A one horned rhinoceros wades through flood water at the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary in Pobitora, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Thursday, July 16, 2020. Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed dozens of people in this northeastern region. The floods also inundated most of Kaziranga National Park, home to an estimated 2,500 rare one-horned rhinos. AP
Indian flood affected villagers are seen inside their partially submerged houses in Gagolmari village, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by floodwaters and landslides following incessant rainfall in the region. AP
Indian flood affected villagers are seen inside their partially submerged houses in Gagolmari village, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by floodwaters and landslides following incessant rainfall in the region. AP
A resident cleans earth and sand slid into the front of a house following a heavy rain in Gero, Gifu prefecture, central Japan Thursday, July 9, 2020. Flooding and mudslides have stranded hundreds of people in scenic hot springs and hiking areas in central Japan, while rescue workers searched on Thursday for more people missing in the disaster. AP
A resident cleans earth and sand slid into the front of a house following a heavy rain in Gero, Gifu prefecture, central Japan Thursday, July 9, 2020. Flooding and mudslides have stranded hundreds of people in scenic hot springs and hiking areas in central Japan, while rescue workers searched on Thursday for more people missing in the disaster. AP
A rescue team carry a victim's body following flash flooding in Radda village in North Luwu regency, South Sulawesi on July 14, 2020, after three rivers overflowed due to torrential rains. - At least 15 people died and dozens others were missing after flash floods caused by torrential rains left hundreds of houses buried in mud in Indonesia, authorities said. AFP
A rescue team carry a victim's body following flash flooding in Radda village in North Luwu regency, South Sulawesi on July 14, 2020, after three rivers overflowed due to torrential rains. - At least 15 people died and dozens others were missing after flash floods caused by torrential rains left hundreds of houses buried in mud in Indonesia, authorities said. AFP
A man carries debris from a damaged house, after floods caused by torrential rain swept through Kumamura, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, July 9, 2020. REUTERS
A man carries debris from a damaged house, after floods caused by torrential rain swept through Kumamura, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, July 9, 2020. REUTERS
Children play in a flooded street during a rain shower in Mumbai on July 15, 2020. - 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. AFP
Children play in a flooded street during a rain shower in Mumbai on July 15, 2020. - 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. AFP
A boy cleans out mud from his house after floods caused by torrential rain swept through Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, July 9, 2020. REUTERS
A boy cleans out mud from his house after floods caused by torrential rain swept through Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, July 9, 2020. REUTERS
Flood affected villagers are seen near their partially submerged houses in Gagolmari village, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by floodwaters and landslides following incessant rainfall in the region. AP
Flood affected villagers are seen near their partially submerged houses in Gagolmari village, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by floodwaters and landslides following incessant rainfall in the region. AP
A woman wades in mud waters in a supermarket following heavy rains and flooding in Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto prefecture on July 9, 2020. - Japan will deploy more troops to search for survivors of devastating floods and landslides that have killed at least 52 people in the southwest of the country, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged. AFP
A woman wades in mud waters in a supermarket following heavy rains and flooding in Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto prefecture on July 9, 2020. - Japan will deploy more troops to search for survivors of devastating floods and landslides that have killed at least 52 people in the southwest of the country, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged. AFP
A damaged building is covered in debris, at a stone quarry, after floods caused by torrential rain swept through Kumamura, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, July 9, 2020. REUTERS
A damaged building is covered in debris, at a stone quarry, after floods caused by torrential rain swept through Kumamura, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, July 9, 2020. REUTERS
This aerial view shows a bridge leading to the inundated Tianxingzhou island, which is set to be a flood flowing zone to relieve pressure from the high level of water in Yangtze River, in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on July 13, 2020. - Various parts of China have been hit by continuous downpours since June, with the damage adding pressure to a domestic economy already hit by the coronavirus pandemic. AFP
This aerial view shows a bridge leading to the inundated Tianxingzhou island, which is set to be a flood flowing zone to relieve pressure from the high level of water in Yangtze River, in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on July 13, 2020. - Various parts of China have been hit by continuous downpours since June, with the damage adding pressure to a domestic economy already hit by the coronavirus pandemic. AFP
This photo taken on July 15, 2020 shows residents riding boats at a flooded area near the Poyang Lake due to torrential rains in Poyang county, Shangrao city in China's central Jiangxi province. AFP
This photo taken on July 15, 2020 shows residents riding boats at a flooded area near the Poyang Lake due to torrential rains in Poyang county, Shangrao city in China's central Jiangxi province. AFP
This photo taken on July 15, 2020 shows residents riding a boat past a damaged and flood-affected house near the Poyang Lake due to torrential rains in Poyang county, Shangrao city in China's central Jiangxi province. The vast Yangtze drainage area has been lashed by torrential rains since last month, leaving 141 people dead or missing and forcing the evacuation of millions more across several provinces. AFP
This photo taken on July 15, 2020 shows residents riding a boat past a damaged and flood-affected house near the Poyang Lake due to torrential rains in Poyang county, Shangrao city in China's central Jiangxi province. The vast Yangtze drainage area has been lashed by torrential rains since last month, leaving 141 people dead or missing and forcing the evacuation of millions more across several provinces. AFP
This aerial view shows submerged streets and inundated buildings after a dam was breached due to flooding in Jiujiang in China's central Jiangxi province on July 13, 2020. AFP
This aerial view shows submerged streets and inundated buildings after a dam was breached due to flooding in Jiujiang in China's central Jiangxi province on July 13, 2020. AFP
Chinese soldiers building an emergency levee near the Poyang Lake to contain flooding due to torrential rains in Jiujiang in China's central Jiangxi province, July 14, 2020. AFP
Chinese soldiers building an emergency levee near the Poyang Lake to contain flooding due to torrential rains in Jiujiang in China's central Jiangxi province, July 14, 2020. AFP
Sweat drops from an armed police officer's face as he works to control floods  in Shangrao of east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2020. Xinhua
Sweat drops from an armed police officer's face as he works to control floods in Shangrao of east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2020. Xinhua
A municipal worker stands on a flooded road to guide vehicles during a rain shower in Mumbai on July 15, 2020. AFP
A municipal worker stands on a flooded road to guide vehicles during a rain shower in Mumbai on July 15, 2020. AFP
A view of floodwaters overflown to the banks of Tai Lake following heavy rainfall in Huzhou, Zhejiang province, China July 15, 2020. REUTERS
A view of floodwaters overflown to the banks of Tai Lake following heavy rainfall in Huzhou, Zhejiang province, China July 15, 2020. REUTERS
Photo taken on July 12, 2020 shows a flooded road in Sunamganj, Bangladesh. The floods in parts of Bangladesh have affected over 1.3 million people and displaced tens of thousands of families, official data revealed Sunday. Xinhua
Photo taken on July 12, 2020 shows a flooded road in Sunamganj, Bangladesh. The floods in parts of Bangladesh have affected over 1.3 million people and displaced tens of thousands of families, official data revealed Sunday. Xinhua
People carry their belongings as they wade through water in an area affected by flash floods in Luwu Utara, South Sulawesi province, Indonesia, Thursday, July 16, 2020. A number of people were killed and missing after heavy rains in the South Sulawesi province swelled rivers and send floodwaters, mud and debris across roads and into thousands of homes. AP
People carry their belongings as they wade through water in an area affected by flash floods in Luwu Utara, South Sulawesi province, Indonesia, Thursday, July 16, 2020. A number of people were killed and missing after heavy rains in the South Sulawesi province swelled rivers and send floodwaters, mud and debris across roads and into thousands of homes. AP
 a man paddles with an inflatable boat past submerged cars during a flood in Rongshui County in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Saturday, July 11, 2020. Vice Minister of Emergency Management Zheng Guoguang told reporters Monday, July 13, 2020 that the Yangtze River and parts of its watershed have seen the second highest rainfall since 1961 over the past six months. Xinhua
a man paddles with an inflatable boat past submerged cars during a flood in Rongshui County in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Saturday, July 11, 2020. Vice Minister of Emergency Management Zheng Guoguang told reporters Monday, July 13, 2020 that the Yangtze River and parts of its watershed have seen the second highest rainfall since 1961 over the past six months. Xinhua
An Indian flood affected woman rows a makeshift banana raft near her partially submerged house in Gagolmari village, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by floodwaters and landslides following incessant rainfall in the region. AP
An Indian flood affected woman rows a makeshift banana raft near her partially submerged house in Gagolmari village, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by floodwaters and landslides following incessant rainfall in the region. AP
A child climbs over a fence submerged in flood water in Morigaona district of Assam, India, 15 July 2020. According to news reports, heavy rainfall during the past days have caused floods in the Assam state, leaving over three million people affected by it and at least sixty dead. EPA
A child climbs over a fence submerged in flood water in Morigaona district of Assam, India, 15 July 2020. According to news reports, heavy rainfall during the past days have caused floods in the Assam state, leaving over three million people affected by it and at least sixty dead. EPA


A one horned rhinoceros wades through flood water at the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary in Pobitora, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Thursday, July 16, 2020. Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed dozens of people in this northeastern region. The floods also inundated most of Kaziranga National Park, home to an estimated 2,500 rare one-horned rhinos. AP
A one horned rhinoceros wades through flood water at the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary in Pobitora, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Thursday, July 16, 2020. Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed dozens of people in this northeastern region. The floods also inundated most of Kaziranga National Park, home to an estimated 2,500 rare one-horned rhinos. AP
Indian flood affected villagers are seen inside their partially submerged houses in Gagolmari village, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by floodwaters and landslides following incessant rainfall in the region. AP
Indian flood affected villagers are seen inside their partially submerged houses in Gagolmari village, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by floodwaters and landslides following incessant rainfall in the region. AP
A resident cleans earth and sand slid into the front of a house following a heavy rain in Gero, Gifu prefecture, central Japan Thursday, July 9, 2020. Flooding and mudslides have stranded hundreds of people in scenic hot springs and hiking areas in central Japan, while rescue workers searched on Thursday for more people missing in the disaster. AP
A resident cleans earth and sand slid into the front of a house following a heavy rain in Gero, Gifu prefecture, central Japan Thursday, July 9, 2020. Flooding and mudslides have stranded hundreds of people in scenic hot springs and hiking areas in central Japan, while rescue workers searched on Thursday for more people missing in the disaster. AP
A rescue team carry a victim's body following flash flooding in Radda village in North Luwu regency, South Sulawesi on July 14, 2020, after three rivers overflowed due to torrential rains. - At least 15 people died and dozens others were missing after flash floods caused by torrential rains left hundreds of houses buried in mud in Indonesia, authorities said. AFP
A rescue team carry a victim's body following flash flooding in Radda village in North Luwu regency, South Sulawesi on July 14, 2020, after three rivers overflowed due to torrential rains. - At least 15 people died and dozens others were missing after flash floods caused by torrential rains left hundreds of houses buried in mud in Indonesia, authorities said. AFP
A man carries debris from a damaged house, after floods caused by torrential rain swept through Kumamura, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, July 9, 2020. REUTERS
A man carries debris from a damaged house, after floods caused by torrential rain swept through Kumamura, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, July 9, 2020. REUTERS
Children play in a flooded street during a rain shower in Mumbai on July 15, 2020. - 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. AFP
Children play in a flooded street during a rain shower in Mumbai on July 15, 2020. - 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. AFP
A boy cleans out mud from his house after floods caused by torrential rain swept through Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, July 9, 2020. REUTERS
A boy cleans out mud from his house after floods caused by torrential rain swept through Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, July 9, 2020. REUTERS
Flood affected villagers are seen near their partially submerged houses in Gagolmari village, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by floodwaters and landslides following incessant rainfall in the region. AP
Flood affected villagers are seen near their partially submerged houses in Gagolmari village, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by floodwaters and landslides following incessant rainfall in the region. AP
A woman wades in mud waters in a supermarket following heavy rains and flooding in Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto prefecture on July 9, 2020. - Japan will deploy more troops to search for survivors of devastating floods and landslides that have killed at least 52 people in the southwest of the country, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged. AFP
A woman wades in mud waters in a supermarket following heavy rains and flooding in Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto prefecture on July 9, 2020. - Japan will deploy more troops to search for survivors of devastating floods and landslides that have killed at least 52 people in the southwest of the country, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged. AFP
A damaged building is covered in debris, at a stone quarry, after floods caused by torrential rain swept through Kumamura, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, July 9, 2020. REUTERS
A damaged building is covered in debris, at a stone quarry, after floods caused by torrential rain swept through Kumamura, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, July 9, 2020. REUTERS
This aerial view shows a bridge leading to the inundated Tianxingzhou island, which is set to be a flood flowing zone to relieve pressure from the high level of water in Yangtze River, in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on July 13, 2020. - Various parts of China have been hit by continuous downpours since June, with the damage adding pressure to a domestic economy already hit by the coronavirus pandemic. AFP
This aerial view shows a bridge leading to the inundated Tianxingzhou island, which is set to be a flood flowing zone to relieve pressure from the high level of water in Yangtze River, in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on July 13, 2020. - Various parts of China have been hit by continuous downpours since June, with the damage adding pressure to a domestic economy already hit by the coronavirus pandemic. AFP
This photo taken on July 15, 2020 shows residents riding boats at a flooded area near the Poyang Lake due to torrential rains in Poyang county, Shangrao city in China's central Jiangxi province. AFP
This photo taken on July 15, 2020 shows residents riding boats at a flooded area near the Poyang Lake due to torrential rains in Poyang county, Shangrao city in China's central Jiangxi province. AFP
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