Stranded people rescued by the armed forces from Gaurikund watch a helicopter in Uttarakhand
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India floods: Helicopters take off to look for survivors

25 June 2013 Last updated at 10:24 BST

Firewood, fuel and priests have been flown in to perform mass cremations following flooding in India's Uttarakhand state.

Air force helicopters are also flying into to try and reach thousands still stranded by the flooding and landslides.

The floods have killed more than 600 people.

Sanjoy Majumder reports from Uttarakhand