One of India's most revered animals is helping to rescue those affected by one of the region's worst incidences of flooding.
The Associated Press has reported over 250 killed, and thousands more affected. The Red Cross estimates that as many as 100,000 people could be affected, and rains are expected to continue.
With roads and bridges destroyed, and some rail services in the country shut down, people trapped in the area have received aid from a surprising ally.
Video has emerged from the region showing Asian elephants rescuing those trapped by dangerous flood waters. On Monday, hundreds of tourists were rescued from a popular resort in Nepal and transported 11 miles to safety. Most recently, a man was spotted