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Indian Floods Called a Man-Made Disaster

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DEHRADUN, India

Torrential rains last week that caused the Ganges River to flood and create landslides in northern India’s Uttarakhand state washed away thousands of homes, with a death toll that could go well beyond the previously reported 1,000 people, Indian Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said this week.