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Image of Asia: Crossing the river after monsoon flooding in Nepal

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In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, rescuers help residents cross a river after a foot bridge was destroyed by floods in Thulakhet, Nepal, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) west of Kathmandu. Rescuers on Friday also were searching for more victims of landslides in mountain villages hit by heavy monsoon rains. Authorities counted at least 30 dead as of Thursday, and the searchers were looking for at least 11 others in one hard-hit village, Lumle. The seasonal monsoon brings heavy rains each year that cause flooding in Nepal's southern plains and landslides in the mountains.

PHOTO: Nepalese rescue team helps local people cross a river after a foot bridge was destroyed by floods in Thulakhet, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) west of Kathmandu, Nepal, Friday, July 31, 2015. Landslides caused by heavy rains buried several mountain villages in Nepal on Thursday as bad weather hampers the search for others, authorities said. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepalese rescue team helps local people cross a river after a foot bridge was destroyed by floods in Thulakhet, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) west of Kathmandu, Nepal, Friday, July 31, 2015. Landslides caused by heavy rains buried several mountain villages in Nepal on Thursday as bad weather hampers the search for others, authorities said. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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