Photo: During the storm killed the fishermen

The bodies of 15 sailors washed ashore. Two more unaccounted for. The coast guard continues their search.

At least 15 sailors were killed and another two missing as a result of capsizing fishing boats off the coast of the Western Indian state of Gujarat. On Tuesday, August 13, reported the Hindustan Times, citing local authorities.

It is noted that the fishermen out to sea on August 9, despite a ban on fishing. It is assumed that the boat capsized due to heavy storm. 14 of the fishermen were able to swim to the nearest towns body 15 was washed up on the shore. The coast guard continues the search for two missing sailors.

We will remind, in late June to South Asia came the monsoon, which became one of the strongest in the last ten years. Heavy rains and thunderstorms have caused problems with transport links, building collapse and numerous accidents in different regions of the country.

In recent days the weather in Asia claimed the lives of several hundred people.

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