Photos: Monsoon fury hits India

India | | June 17, 2013, 1:01 pm
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While Mumbai deals with yet another year of flooding, monsoon hit northern India two weeks ahead of its schedule.<br><br>People enjoy at Rajpath, New Delhi during rain on Sunday.

While Mumbai deals with yet another year of flooding, monsoon hit northern India two weeks ahead of its schedule.

People enjoy at Rajpath, New Delhi during rain on Sunday.

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Vehicles move through a waterlogged road in Mumbai on Sunday.

Vehicles move through a waterlogged road in Mumbai on Sunday.

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Vehicles move through a water logged road in Faridabad, Haryana after heavy rain.

Vehicles move through a water logged road in Faridabad, Haryana after heavy rain.

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A local train moves through a flooded railway track after heavy rains in Mumbai on Sunday.

A local train moves through a flooded railway track after heavy rains in Mumbai on Sunday.

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People wading through a waterlogged road after heavy rain in Mumbai.

People wading through a waterlogged road after heavy rain in Mumbai.

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Vehicles wade through a water logged road during the heavy rain at Santacruz, Mumbai.

Vehicles wade through a water logged road during the heavy rain at Santacruz, Mumbai.

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A house caves in at Prem Nagar area due to heavy rains in Uttarkashi.

A house caves in at Prem Nagar area due to heavy rains in Uttarkashi.

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A local municipal worker cleans a manhole on a waterlogged street in the rain in Mumbai, India, Sunday, June 16, 2013.

A local municipal worker cleans a manhole on a waterlogged street in the rain in Mumbai, India, Sunday, June 16, 2013.

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A man holds an umbrella during a monsoon shower in Mumbai, India, Sunday, June 16, 2013.

A man holds an umbrella during a monsoon shower in Mumbai, India, Sunday, June 16, 2013.

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Monsoon has covered the entire country one month in advance with Delhi receiving its first showers of the season on Sunday, almost over a fortnight before its scheduled date of June 29, and breaking the 52-year-old record.<br><br>Tourists at Taj Mahal using umbrella as it rains.

Monsoon has covered the entire country one month in advance with Delhi receiving its first showers of the season on Sunday, almost over a fortnight before its scheduled date of June 29, and breaking the 52-year-old record.

Tourists at Taj Mahal using umbrella as it rains.

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Sweepers clear water logging after heavy rains, which affected passenger movement at IGI airport in New Delhi.

Sweepers clear water logging after heavy rains, which affected passenger movement at IGI airport in New Delhi.

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A local train running through waterlogged railway track after heavy rain in Mumbai on Sunday.

A local train running through waterlogged railway track after heavy rain in Mumbai on Sunday.

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People wade through a water logged road during the heavy rain in Haridwar.

People wade through a water logged road during the heavy rain in Haridwar.

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A man pushes his cycle through a flooded road during a monsoon shower in Mumbai on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Heavy rains continued to lash India%u2019s commercial capital Sunday.

A man pushes his cycle through a flooded road during a monsoon shower in Mumbai on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Heavy rains continued to lash India%u2019s commercial capital Sunday.

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A man rides his auto rickshaw through a flooded road after a heavy spell of rain in Mumbai, India, Sunday, June 16, 2013.

A man rides his auto rickshaw through a flooded road after a heavy spell of rain in Mumbai, India, Sunday, June 16, 2013.

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South-west monsoon, which kept its June 1 date with Kerala, made rapid progress across the country bringing bountiful showers all along and providing relief to most drought-hit regions and bringing down temperature drastically in north India. But the heavy rains also brought waterlogging, floods, landslides in many parts of the country.

South-west monsoon, which kept its June 1 date with Kerala, made rapid progress across the country bringing bountiful showers all along and providing relief to most drought-hit regions and bringing down temperature drastically in north India. But the heavy rains also brought waterlogging, floods, landslides in many parts of the country.