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INDIA-WEATHER-MONSOON

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A pedestrian shelters under an umbrella as she crosses the street in Kolkata on August 19, 2013.The monsoon season, which runs from June to September, accounts for about 80 percent of India's annual rainfall, vital for a farm economy which lacks adequate irrigation facilities. However, the flooding also causes hundreds of deaths and damage to infrastructure, homes and farms across India. AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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A pedestrian shelters under an umbrella as she crosses the street in Kolkata on August 19, 2013.The monsoon season, which runs from June to September, accounts for about 80 percent of India's annual rainfall, vital for a farm economy which lacks adequate irrigation facilities. However, the flooding also causes hundreds of deaths and damage to infrastructure, homes and farms across India. AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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August 19, 2013
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