Flooding ravages large swaths of Asia

China – saviors lifted muddy bodies into trucks, and aid groups choked the road into the distant Chinese town where hundreds died and more than 1,100 were missing Monday from landslides reasoned by heavy rain that has flooded swaths of Asia and increase misery to millions.

In Pakistan, the United Nations said the government's approximation of 13.8 million people exaggerated by the country's worst-ever floods go beyond the joint total of three recent mega disasters — the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the 2005 Kashmir earthquake and the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

Saviors in hilly Indian-controlled Kashmir raced to rescue dozens of trapped foreign trekkers and find 500 people still absent in flash floods that have killed 140.

In China, the death toll bounded to 337 late Monday after Sunday's landslides in the northwestern region of Gansu — the deadliest occurrence so far in the country's worst flooding in a decade. A debris-blocked swollen river burst, swamping entire mountain villages in the county seat of Zhouqu and ripping homes from their basics.

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