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Flood Waters Stabilize in India, but Thousands Evacuated

About 3,000 people were evacuated in India's remote northeast after a lake created by an earlier landslide threatened to collapse and flood their villages, even as flood water levels stabilized in the worst-hit areas of the north, officials said Friday. Rakesh Ranjan, a National Disaster Response Force official, said the villagers were rescued this week in the mountainous Mangan district of Sikkim state. Elsewhere, misery eased somewhat, with rains ebbing over the past three days...

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