Moment house collapses in India's Bihar as floods death toll 'rises to 78'

This is the moment a three-storey house collapsed in northern India due to flash floods on Wednesday (June 17).

Local student Gautam Kumar filmed the incident on the Lakhandei River in Bihar state's Sitamarhi at around 6am.

The residents on the property had escaped and no casualties have been reported, according to local sources.

According to at least one local report citing the state disaster management department, 78 people have died so far in the flash floods that have hit Bihar.

The same heavy rains have caused flooding and landslides in Nepal.

Monsoon rains hit the South Asia region in June-September.