Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 09/14/2011

Pakistan flooding leaves hundreds of thousands homeless (photos)

Pakistan flooding

GALLERY: Click to view images from the flooding in Pakistan.

Heavy rains and flooding have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands in Pakistan, India and Thailand.

Pakistan has been hit hardest, with monsoon rain crippling the country’s largest city, Karachi, and anger and frustration growing over the unpopular government’s slow pace of relief. About 900 villages have been submerged in the waters, and some 100,000 homes have been utterly destroyed.

At the heart of the flooding is southern Sindh province, the province that also was badly hit in the 2010 floods. Rains in 2010 left approximately one-fifth of Pakistan’s total land area under water.

Watch a video from the Associated Press of the flooding:

See photos of the flooding in Pakistan below:


Pakistani soldiers evacuate flood affected villagers by boat following heavy monsoon rains in Pangrio, in the Badin district of Sindh province on Sept. 14, 2011. (ASIF HASSAN - AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

A Pakistani flood affected family rides on a donkey cart through a flooded street as they evacuate the Badin district of Sindh province on Sept. 14, 2011. (ASIF HASSAN - AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

A Pakistani flood affected villager is helped off of a truck as she arrives at a dry location in Badin district of Sindh province on Sept. 14, 2011. (ASIF HASSAN - AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

Local Pakistanis cross a flooded street in Pangrio, in the Badin district of Sindh province on Sept. 14, 2011. (ASIF HASSAN - AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

Pakistani flood affected villagers arrive at a safe place in Badin district in Sindh province on Sept. 13, 2011. (ASIF HASSAN - AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

Pakistani flood affected villagers clamor for free food on a street near a makeshift camp in Badin district in Sindh province on Sept. 13, 2011. (ASIF HASSAN - AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

A man carries his daughters as he searches for higher ground after flood waters engulfed his house in the town of Khoski, in Badin district of Pakistan's Sindh province Sept. 13, 2011. (AKHTAR SOOMRO - REUTERS)

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