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People wade through a flooded area of a slum on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People wade through a flooded area of a slum on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People wade through a flooded area of a slum on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Boys help a woman to board a boat to cross a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Boys help a woman to board a boat to cross a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Boys help a woman to board a boat to cross a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man carries a water bucket as he wades through a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man carries a water bucket as he wades through a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man carries a water bucket as he wades through a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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People remove damaged parts of a power loom inside a textile factory after it was damaged in recent flooding in Ichalkaranji in Maharashtra, India, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Abhijeet Gurjar

People remove damaged parts of a power loom inside a textile factory after it was damaged in recent flooding in Ichalkaranji in Maharashtra, India, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Abhijeet Gurjar

People remove damaged parts of a power loom inside a textile factory after it was damaged in recent flooding in Ichalkaranji in Maharashtra, India, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Abhijeet Gurjar
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Girls carrying their belongings wade through a flooded area of a slum on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Girls carrying their belongings wade through a flooded area of a slum on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Girls carrying their belongings wade through a flooded area of a slum on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A policeman helps a man to cross a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 20. 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A policeman helps a man to cross a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 20. 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A policeman helps a man to cross a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India, August 20. 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man stands next to damaged cars after a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains at Puthumala near Meppadi, Wayanad district, in Kerala, India, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

A man stands next to damaged cars after a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains at Puthumala near Meppadi, Wayanad district, in Kerala, India, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

A man stands next to damaged cars after a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains at Puthumala near Meppadi, Wayanad district, in Kerala, India, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Damaged vehicles lie in debris after a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains at Puthumala near Meppadi, Wayanad district, in Kerala, India, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Damaged vehicles lie in debris after a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains at Puthumala near Meppadi, Wayanad district, in Kerala, India, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Damaged vehicles lie in debris after a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains at Puthumala near Meppadi, Wayanad district, in Kerala, India, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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A woman walks past a damaged house following floods in Sangli district in Maharashtra, India, August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman walks past a damaged house following floods in Sangli district in Maharashtra, India, August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman walks past a damaged house following floods in Sangli district in Maharashtra, India, August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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A man salvages a chair following floods in Sangli district in Maharashtra, India, August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

A man salvages a chair following floods in Sangli district in Maharashtra, India, August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

A man salvages a chair following floods in Sangli district in Maharashtra, India, August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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A crocodile lies on the roof of a submerged house during a flood in Belgaum, Karnataka, India August 11, 2019 in this still image taken from a video. ANI/REUTERS TV via REUTERS

A crocodile lies on the roof of a submerged house during a flood in Belgaum, Karnataka, India August 11, 2019 in this still image taken from a video. ANI/REUTERS TV via REUTERS

A crocodile lies on the roof of a submerged house during a flood in Belgaum, Karnataka, India August 11, 2019 in this still image taken from a video. ANI/REUTERS TV via REUTERS
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Army soldiers evacuate flood-affected people to a safer place in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Army soldiers evacuate flood-affected people to a safer place in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Army soldiers evacuate flood-affected people to a safer place in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Boys clean their bicycle with floodwater outside their house at Paravur on the outskirts of Kochi, in the southern state of Kerala, India August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Boys clean their bicycle with floodwater outside their house at Paravur on the outskirts of Kochi, in the southern state of Kerala, India August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Boys clean their bicycle with floodwater outside their house at Paravur on the outskirts of Kochi, in the southern state of Kerala, India August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A woman clears out the water from her flooded house at Paravur on the outskirts of Kochi, in the southern state of Kerala, India August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A woman clears out the water from her flooded house at Paravur on the outskirts of Kochi, in the southern state of Kerala, India August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A woman clears out the water from her flooded house at Paravur on the outskirts of Kochi, in the southern state of Kerala, India August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A woman carries her belongings as she walks past the potholes following floods at Haripur village in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman carries her belongings as she walks past the potholes following floods at Haripur village in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman carries her belongings as she walks past the potholes following floods at Haripur village in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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An Army soldier carries an infant as they evacuate flood-affected people to a safer place in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

An Army soldier carries an infant as they evacuate flood-affected people to a safer place in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

An Army soldier carries an infant as they evacuate flood-affected people to a safer place in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Members of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) evacuate flood-affected people to a safer place, in Sangliwadi, Sangli district, in Maharashtra, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Members of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) evacuate flood-affected people to a safer place, in Sangliwadi, Sangli district, in Maharashtra, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Members of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) evacuate flood-affected people to a safer place, in Sangliwadi, Sangli district, in Maharashtra, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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An aerial view shows a flooded residential area after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An aerial view shows a flooded residential area after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An aerial view shows a flooded residential area after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Vehicles move through a water-logged road after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Vehicles move through a water-logged road after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Vehicles move through a water-logged road after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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An aerial view shows a flooded residential area after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An aerial view shows a flooded residential area after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An aerial view shows a flooded residential area after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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An aerial view shows a flooded residential area after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An aerial view shows a flooded residential area after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An aerial view shows a flooded residential area after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People commute through water-logged roads after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People commute through water-logged roads after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People commute through water-logged roads after heavy rains in Ahmedabad, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Rescuers remove debris as they search for victims of a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains in Meppadi in Wayanad district in Kerala, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescuers remove debris as they search for victims of a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains in Meppadi in Wayanad district in Kerala, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescuers remove debris as they search for victims of a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains in Meppadi in Wayanad district in Kerala, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Army and Navy personnel evacuate flood-affected people to safer places in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Army and Navy personnel evacuate flood-affected people to safer places in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Army and Navy personnel evacuate flood-affected people to safer places in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Navy personnel evacuate flood-affected people to safer places in Sangli district in Maharashtra, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Navy personnel evacuate flood-affected people to safer places in Sangli district in Maharashtra, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Navy personnel evacuate flood-affected people to safer places in Sangli district in Maharashtra, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Army soldiers evacuate a flood-affected woman to a safer place in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Army soldiers evacuate a flood-affected woman to a safer place in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Army soldiers evacuate a flood-affected woman to a safer place in Sangli district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Rescuers help people to cross a flooded area after a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains in Meppadi in Wayanad district in Kerala, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescuers help people to cross a flooded area after a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains in Meppadi in Wayanad district in Kerala, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescuers help people to cross a flooded area after a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains in Meppadi in Wayanad district in Kerala, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Rescuers carry a victim of a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains in Meppadi in Wayanad district in the southern Indian state of Kerala, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescuers carry a victim of a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains in Meppadi in Wayanad district in the southern Indian state of Kerala, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescuers carry a victim of a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains in Meppadi in Wayanad district in the southern Indian state of Kerala, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Planes are seen parked inside the flooded Cochin international airport following heavy rain, on the outskirts of Kochi, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Planes are seen parked inside the flooded Cochin international airport following heavy rain, on the outskirts of Kochi, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Planes are seen parked inside the flooded Cochin international airport following heavy rain, on the outskirts of Kochi, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A flood-affected boy carries his dog as he and others are moved to a safer place in Paravur in Ernakulam district, Kerala, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A flood-affected boy carries his dog as he and others are moved to a safer place in Paravur in Ernakulam district, Kerala, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A flood-affected boy carries his dog as he and others are moved to a safer place in Paravur in Ernakulam district, Kerala, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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Flood-affected people are moved to a safer place in Paravur in Ernakulam district in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Flood-affected people are moved to a safer place in Paravur in Ernakulam district in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Flood-affected people are moved to a safer place in Paravur in Ernakulam district in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A view shows exteriors of a partially submerged residential house on the outskirts of Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A view shows exteriors of a partially submerged residential house on the outskirts of Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A view shows exteriors of a partially submerged residential house on the outskirts of Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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Flood-affected people are evacuated to a safer place after heavy rains in Kolhapur in Maharashtra, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Abhijeet Gurjar

Flood-affected people are evacuated to a safer place after heavy rains in Kolhapur in Maharashtra, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Abhijeet Gurjar

Flood-affected people are evacuated to a safer place after heavy rains in Kolhapur in Maharashtra, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Abhijeet Gurjar
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Members of a rescue team wade through a water-logged area during heavy rains on the outskirts of Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Members of a rescue team wade through a water-logged area during heavy rains on the outskirts of Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Members of a rescue team wade through a water-logged area during heavy rains on the outskirts of Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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Members of a rescue team wade through a water-logged area past a submerged temple during heavy rains on the outskirts of Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Members of a rescue team wade through a water-logged area past a submerged temple during heavy rains on the outskirts of Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Members of a rescue team wade through a water-logged area past a submerged temple during heavy rains on the outskirts of Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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Members of a rescue team row a boat towards a submerged temple to look for a man believed to be stranded inside the temple during heavy rains on the outskirts of Kochi, Kerala, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Members of a rescue team row a boat towards a submerged temple to look for a man believed to be stranded inside the temple during heavy rains on the outskirts of Kochi, Kerala, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Members of a rescue team row a boat towards a submerged temple to look for a man believed to be stranded inside the temple during heavy rains on the outskirts of Kochi, Kerala, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A flood-affected girl cries as she and other family members are evacuated to a safer place after heavy rains in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Abhijeet Gurjar

A flood-affected girl cries as she and other family members are evacuated to a safer place after heavy rains in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Abhijeet Gurjar

A flood-affected girl cries as she and other family members are evacuated to a safer place after heavy rains in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Abhijeet Gurjar
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A man runs as he crosses a road near India Gate during heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man runs as he crosses a road near India Gate during heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man runs as he crosses a road near India Gate during heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A schoolgirl wades through a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A schoolgirl wades through a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A schoolgirl wades through a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A schoolgirl cries as she stands in a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A schoolgirl cries as she stands in a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A schoolgirl cries as she stands in a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Schoolchildren wade through a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Schoolchildren wade through a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Schoolchildren wade through a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Schoolchildren wade through a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Schoolchildren wade through a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Schoolchildren wade through a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Men ride a scooter through a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Men ride a scooter through a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Men ride a scooter through a flooded street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man uses a plastic sheet to cover himself as it rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man uses a plastic sheet to cover himself as it rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man uses a plastic sheet to cover himself as it rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A family wades through a flooded street during heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A family wades through a flooded street during heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A family wades through a flooded street during heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man carries a child through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man carries a child through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man carries a child through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man carrying an umbrella crosses a road during heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man carrying an umbrella crosses a road during heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man carrying an umbrella crosses a road during heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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School girls wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

School girls wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

School girls wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Houses and temples are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Houses and temples are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Houses and temples are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Men pull an electric cable after it got entangled with garbage due to the overflowing of the river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Men pull an electric cable after it got entangled with garbage due to the overflowing of the river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Men pull an electric cable after it got entangled with garbage due to the overflowing of the river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Women watch submerged temples and houses from a bridge covered with garbage by the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Women watch submerged temples and houses from a bridge covered with garbage by the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Women watch submerged temples and houses from a bridge covered with garbage by the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Temples and houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Temples and houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Temples and houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A temple is seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A temple is seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A temple is seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A temple is seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A temple is seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A temple is seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A policeman stands on a bridge as houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A policeman stands on a bridge as houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A policeman stands on a bridge as houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A policeman stands on a bridge as temples and houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A policeman stands on a bridge as temples and houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A policeman stands on a bridge as temples and houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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An aerial view shows a stranded passenger train in a flooded area near Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. Indian Navy/Handout via REUTERS

An aerial view shows a stranded passenger train in a flooded area near Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. Indian Navy/Handout via REUTERS

An aerial view shows a stranded passenger train in a flooded area near Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. Indian Navy/Handout via REUTERS
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An aerial view shows a stranded passenger train in a flooded area near Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. Indian Navy/Handout via REUTERS

An aerial view shows a stranded passenger train in a flooded area near Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. Indian Navy/Handout via REUTERS

An aerial view shows a stranded passenger train in a flooded area near Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. Indian Navy/Handout via REUTERS
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A man uses a tyre tube to wade through a water-logged road after heavy rains in Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man uses a tyre tube to wade through a water-logged road after heavy rains in Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man uses a tyre tube to wade through a water-logged road after heavy rains in Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Rescuers load their boats on a trolley after rescuing passengers from the site of a stranded train in Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Rescuers load their boats on a trolley after rescuing passengers from the site of a stranded train in Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Rescuers load their boats on a trolley after rescuing passengers from the site of a stranded train in Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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People stand in a water-logged street after heavy rains in Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

People stand in a water-logged street after heavy rains in Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

People stand in a water-logged street after heavy rains in Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A boy sits in a boat after passengers were rescued from a marooned train following heavy rains in Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A boy sits in a boat after passengers were rescued from a marooned train following heavy rains in Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A boy sits in a boat after passengers were rescued from a marooned train following heavy rains in Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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An aerial view shows a stranded passenger train in a flooded area near Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. Indian Navy/Handout via REUTERS

An aerial view shows a stranded passenger train in a flooded area near Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. Indian Navy/Handout via REUTERS

An aerial view shows a stranded passenger train in a flooded area near Badlapur, in the western state of Maharashtra, India, July 27, 2019. Indian Navy/Handout via REUTERS
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Flood-affected people arrive at a relief camp after they were evacuated from a flooded area at a village in Barpeta district of the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Flood-affected people arrive at a relief camp after they were evacuated from a flooded area at a village in Barpeta district of the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Flood-affected people arrive at a relief camp after they were evacuated from a flooded area at a village in Barpeta district of the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A man carries his new born baby as he and his family members wade through a flooded area to reach a relief camp at a village in Barpeta district of the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A man carries his new born baby as he and his family members wade through a flooded area to reach a relief camp at a village in Barpeta district of the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A man carries his new born baby as he and his family members wade through a flooded area to reach a relief camp at a village in Barpeta district of the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Flood-affected residents attempt to rebuild their damaged huts at the Laharighat village in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Flood-affected residents attempt to rebuild their damaged huts at the Laharighat village in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Flood-affected residents attempt to rebuild their damaged huts at the Laharighat village in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A woman rows a makeshift raft as girls wade through flood waters at the Laharighat village in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A woman rows a makeshift raft as girls wade through flood waters at the Laharighat village in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A woman rows a makeshift raft as girls wade through flood waters at the Laharighat village in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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One-horned rhinos take shelter at a highland in the flood affected area of Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

One-horned rhinos take shelter at a highland in the flood affected area of Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

One-horned rhinos take shelter at a highland in the flood affected area of Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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One-horned rhinos rest on a highland in the flood affected area of Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

One-horned rhinos rest on a highland in the flood affected area of Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

One-horned rhinos rest on a highland in the flood affected area of Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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People visit India Gate during monsoon rains in New Delhi, India July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People visit India Gate during monsoon rains in New Delhi, India July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People visit India Gate during monsoon rains in New Delhi, India July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A balloon seller waits for customers as people visit India Gate during monsoon rains in New Delhi, India July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A balloon seller waits for customers as people visit India Gate during monsoon rains in New Delhi, India July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A balloon seller waits for customers as people visit India Gate during monsoon rains in New Delhi, India July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People visit India Gate during monsoon rains in New Delhi, India July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People visit India Gate during monsoon rains in New Delhi, India July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People visit India Gate during monsoon rains in New Delhi, India July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A man uses a makeshift raft to move his paddy to a safer place in a flooded area in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 16, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A man uses a makeshift raft to move his paddy to a safer place in a flooded area in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 16, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A man uses a makeshift raft to move his paddy to a safer place in a flooded area in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 16, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Villagers use a makeshift raft to cross a flooded area on the outskirts of Agartala, India July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Villagers use a makeshift raft to cross a flooded area on the outskirts of Agartala, India July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Villagers use a makeshift raft to cross a flooded area on the outskirts of Agartala, India July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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Villagers are transported on a boat towards a safer place at a flooded village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Villagers are transported on a boat towards a safer place at a flooded village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Villagers are transported on a boat towards a safer place at a flooded village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A family walks across the India Gate lawns to take cover during a dust storm in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A family walks across the India Gate lawns to take cover during a dust storm in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A family walks across the India Gate lawns to take cover during a dust storm in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A vendor selling snacks covers himself with a plastic sheet as it rains in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A vendor selling snacks covers himself with a plastic sheet as it rains in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A vendor selling snacks covers himself with a plastic sheet as it rains in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A member of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) carries a flood-affected woman to a safer place after heavy rains at Baldakhal village, on the outskirts of Agartala, India, July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A member of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) carries a flood-affected woman to a safer place after heavy rains at Baldakhal village, on the outskirts of Agartala, India, July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A member of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) carries a flood-affected woman to a safer place after heavy rains at Baldakhal village, on the outskirts of Agartala, India, July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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A commuter crosses waterlogged railway tracks as a suburban train is seen parked at a railway station after its services were suspended during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A commuter crosses waterlogged railway tracks as a suburban train is seen parked at a railway station after its services were suspended during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A commuter crosses waterlogged railway tracks as a suburban train is seen parked at a railway station after its services were suspended during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Commuters walk on waterlogged railway tracks after getting off a stalled train during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Commuters walk on waterlogged railway tracks after getting off a stalled train during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Commuters walk on waterlogged railway tracks after getting off a stalled train during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A man walks his cow through a waterlogged street during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man walks his cow through a waterlogged street during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man walks his cow through a waterlogged street during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Commuters cross waterlogged railway tracks as a suburban train is seen parked at a railway station after its services were suspended during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Commuters cross waterlogged railway tracks as a suburban train is seen parked at a railway station after its services were suspended during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Commuters cross waterlogged railway tracks as a suburban train is seen parked at a railway station after its services were suspended during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A suburban train is seen stalled due to flooded railway tracks during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A suburban train is seen stalled due to flooded railway tracks during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A suburban train is seen stalled due to flooded railway tracks during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Commuters walk on waterlogged railway tracks after getting off a stalled train during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Commuters walk on waterlogged railway tracks after getting off a stalled train during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Commuters walk on waterlogged railway tracks after getting off a stalled train during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Commuters walk on waterlogged railway tracks after getting off a stalled train during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Commuters walk on waterlogged railway tracks after getting off a stalled train during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Commuters walk on waterlogged railway tracks after getting off a stalled train during heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A passenger train moves through a water-logged track during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A passenger train moves through a water-logged track during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A passenger train moves through a water-logged track during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A man rides a motorcycle through a water-logged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man rides a motorcycle through a water-logged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man rides a motorcycle through a water-logged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A man rides a bike through a water-logged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man rides a bike through a water-logged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man rides a bike through a water-logged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A man rides a bicycle through a waterlogged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man rides a bicycle through a waterlogged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man rides a bicycle through a waterlogged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A man and his daughter wade through a waterlogged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man and his daughter wade through a waterlogged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man and his daughter wade through a waterlogged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Women wade through a waterlogged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Women wade through a waterlogged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Women wade through a waterlogged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Children play in a puddle of water as it rains at a sea front in Kochi, India June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Children play in a puddle of water as it rains at a sea front in Kochi, India June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Children play in a puddle of water as it rains at a sea front in Kochi, India June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A woman takes photographs with her mobile phone against the backdrop of monsoon clouds at a beach in Kochi, India June 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A woman takes photographs with her mobile phone against the backdrop of monsoon clouds at a beach in Kochi, India June 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A woman takes photographs with her mobile phone against the backdrop of monsoon clouds at a beach in Kochi, India June 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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Men get drenched in a large wave during high tide at a sea front in Kochi, India June 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Men get drenched in a large wave during high tide at a sea front in Kochi, India June 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Men get drenched in a large wave during high tide at a sea front in Kochi, India June 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A worker cleans a beach, against the backdrop of pre-monsoon clouds, at Fort Kochi beach in Kochi, May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A worker cleans a beach, against the backdrop of pre-monsoon clouds, at Fort Kochi beach in Kochi, May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A worker cleans a beach, against the backdrop of pre-monsoon clouds, at Fort Kochi beach in Kochi, May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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