Floods hit 10-15% paddy crop in Punjab, Haryana: Pawar

Up to 10-15 per cent of paddy
crop in Punjab and Haryana -- considered food bowl of the
country -- is feared to have been affected by floods, raising
concern of slump in the total rice production.

Floods hit Kaziranga Park, forest guard feared drowned

Assam`s Kaziranga National
Park, home to highly endangered one-horned rhinos, was facing
a serious flood threat with half of its area submerged by
rising waters of the Brahmaputra in which a forest guard
drowned today.