A rescue team said to reach million stranded by the region's worst monsoon disaster in recent years record shows that the death toll from floods sweeping south asia has climbed about 1000. A total of 1009 bodies have been recovered since august 10th when intense rainfall started falling.
26 body is where found on wednesday in Bihar, about 11 million people affected in 19 district of the state, about 450,000 flood evacues had taken shelter in government refuges.
The state borders Nepal, where 146 people have died and 80,000 homes destroyed in what the United Nations is calling the worst flooding in 15 years.
Across the border in Bangladesh, water levels were slowly returning to normal in the main Brahmaputra and Ganges rivers