The worst monsoon floods in Assam in India

1. A mahout moves an elephant to higher ground as villagers padddle with their belongings through flood waters in the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, some 55 kms from Guwahati, the capital city of the northeastern Indian state of Assam

The worst monsoon floods in Assam in India

2. The worst monsoon floods in a decade to hit the northeastern Indian state of Assam have killed more than 95 people and forced around two million to leave their homes.

The worst monsoon floods in Assam in India

3. Hungry and exhausted people are now returning to their mud-filled homes as the floodwaters have started to recede.

The worst monsoon floods in Assam in India

4. With the waters receding, local officials were considering ways to dispose of the rotting carcasses of hundreds of thousands of cattle that perished. The stench of rotting animal carcasses was adding to the woes of the people in tents at the relief camps, officials said.

The worst monsoon floods in Assam in India

5. Dark rain clouds cover the sky over Guwahati, capital of north eastern Assam state

The worst monsoon floods in Assam in India

6. A farmer pumps drinking water from a well in the flood waters at Bulut Village, some 30km from Guwahati

The worst monsoon floods in Assam in India

7. Indian Army soldiers head to rescue flood affected villagers in Phateki

The worst monsoon floods in Assam in India

8. Indian army soldiers rescue flood-affected villagers in Phateki, 270 kilometres east of Gauhati

The worst monsoon floods in Assam in India

9. A woman pumps drinking water in the flood waters near Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

The worst monsoon floods in Assam in India

10. Commuters travel through a flooded street after heavy rains in Guwahati

The worst monsoon floods in Assam in India