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INDIA-WEATHER-MONSOON

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Pedestrians take shelter under a tree with their umbrellas during a rain shower 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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Pedestrians take shelter under a tree with their umbrellas during a rain shower 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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