Image of Asia: Food and water during the monsoon

The Associated Press
Dupura Akhtar cooks inside her flood-affected house in Ashigarh village, about 70 kilometers (44 miles) east of Gauhati, India, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Heavy rainfall for the past few days has affected several districts of Assam state, flooding dozens of villages and displacing thousands. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

In this photo by Anupam Nath, a woman cooks inside her flooded house in Assam state in northeastern India. Heavy rains in recent days have flooded dozens of villages in Assam and displaced thousands of people. Monsoon season brings rains vital to growing crops in India, but floods and landslides each year kill thousands of people and submerge hundreds of villages.


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