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    Locals assess India flood damage

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Army officials said bad weather has hampered efforts to evacuate thousands of people stranded in northern India where nearly 1,000 people have died in monsoon flooding and landslides. Brigadier Uma Maheshwar said on Sunday that the army has suspended helicopter flights to rescue people stranded in Uttarakhand state after dense fog descended on the Himalayan region. Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from Shakti Vihar.