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When rains cause a mess

A boy holds onto the back of a vehicle as he plays in a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A boy holds onto the back of a vehicle as he plays in a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A boy holds onto the back of a vehicle as he plays in a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Residents stand in a flooded street outside their house at a slum in Mumbai July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Residents stand in a flooded street outside their house at a slum in Mumbai July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Residents stand in a flooded street outside their house at a slum in Mumbai July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A municipal worker sits in a cart next to a choked manhole on a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A municipal worker sits in a cart next to a choked manhole on a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A municipal worker sits in a cart next to a choked manhole on a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A woman (R) stands near a car which was damaged by a tree that fell after heavy rains and strong winds in Shimla July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman (R) stands near a car which was damaged by a tree that fell after heavy rains and strong winds in Shimla July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman (R) stands near a car which was damaged by a tree that fell after heavy rains and strong winds in Shimla July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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School boys get drenched in a large wave during high tide at a sea front in Mumbai July 14, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

School boys get drenched in a large wave during high tide at a sea front in Mumbai July 14, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

School boys get drenched in a large wave during high tide at a sea front in Mumbai July 14, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A man covers himself with a plastic to protect from rain in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man covers himself with a plastic to protect from rain in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man covers himself with a plastic to protect from rain in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A man carrying his child on his shoulders wades through a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man carrying his child on his shoulders wades through a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man carrying his child on his shoulders wades through a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Two boys push a motor bike through a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Two boys push a motor bike through a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Two boys push a motor bike through a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Children play on a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Children play on a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Children play on a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Demonstrators take cover from rain under plastic sheets while holding placards during a protest against Israel's military action in Gaza, in Kolkata July 18, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Demonstrators take cover from rain under plastic sheets while holding placards during a protest against Israel's military action in Gaza, in Kolkata July 18, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Demonstrators take cover from rain under plastic sheets while holding placards during a protest against Israel's military action in Gaza, in Kolkata July 18, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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People buy fruits from a street hawker on a waterlogged road after heavy rain in Ahmedabad July 18, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People buy fruits from a street hawker on a waterlogged road after heavy rain in Ahmedabad July 18, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People buy fruits from a street hawker on a waterlogged road after heavy rain in Ahmedabad July 18, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Residents wade through a flooded road as they move to a safer location after heavy rains at Guwahati in Assam June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

Residents wade through a flooded road as they move to a safer location after heavy rains at Guwahati in Assam June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

Residents wade through a flooded road as they move to a safer location after heavy rains at Guwahati in Assam June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah
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A rickshaw rider ferries commuters through a flooded road in front of a submerged scooter after a heavy rain shower in Agartala, capital of Tripura June 11, 2014. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A rickshaw rider ferries commuters through a flooded road in front of a submerged scooter after a heavy rain shower in Agartala, capital of Tripura June 11, 2014. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A rickshaw rider ferries commuters through a flooded road in front of a submerged scooter after a heavy rain shower in Agartala, capital of Tripura June 11, 2014. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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Boys from a nearby village wade through floodwaters at Ganjam district in Odisha October 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Boys from a nearby village wade through floodwaters at Ganjam district in Odisha October 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Boys from a nearby village wade through floodwaters at Ganjam district in Odisha October 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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Men try to remove fallen trees from a road due to the rain and wind in Odisha October 12, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Men try to remove fallen trees from a road due to the rain and wind in Odisha October 12, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Men try to remove fallen trees from a road due to the rain and wind in Odisha October 12, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
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People from a nearby village cross floodwaters using ropes connected to trees, at Ganjam district in Odisha October 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

People from a nearby village cross floodwaters using ropes connected to trees, at Ganjam district in Odisha October 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

People from a nearby village cross floodwaters using ropes connected to trees, at Ganjam district in Odisha October 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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A family carries their belongings as they move to a safer place at the village of Donkuru in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh October 12, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A family carries their belongings as they move to a safer place at the village of Donkuru in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh October 12, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A family carries their belongings as they move to a safer place at the village of Donkuru in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh October 12, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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