Orissa flood woes

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Villagers sit on dry land after their homes were flooded by the rising waters of the River Mahanadi on the outskirts of Cuttack city, about 30 kilometers from Bhubaneshwar.

Villagers sit on dry land after their homes were flooded by the rising waters of the River Mahanadi on the outskirts of Cuttack city, about 30 kilometers from Bhubaneshwar.

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A villager swims through floodwaters, past a submerged electric transformer near Baghamari, about 30 kilometers from Bhubaneshwar.

A villager swims through floodwaters, past a submerged electric transformer near Baghamari, about 30 kilometers from Bhubaneshwar.

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A man pushes his child through floodwaters in a vessel after their home was flooded by the rising waters of the River Mahanadi on the outskirts of Cuttack, about 30 kilometers from Bhubaneshwar.

A man pushes his child through floodwaters in a vessel after their home was flooded by the rising waters of the River Mahanadi on the outskirts of Cuttack, about 30 kilometers from Bhubaneshwar.

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A view of the swollen Mahanadi river flowing above the danger mark near Mundali in Cuttack.

A view of the swollen Mahanadi river flowing above the danger mark near Mundali in Cuttack.

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People watch the swollen Mahanadi river flowing above the danger mark near Mundali in Cuttack.

People watch the swollen Mahanadi river flowing above the danger mark near Mundali in Cuttack.

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Villagers sleep near their temporary shelters after their homes were flooded by the rising waters of the River Mahanadi on the outskirts of Cuttack, about 30 kilometers from Bhubaneshwar.

Villagers sleep near their temporary shelters after their homes were flooded by the rising waters of the River Mahanadi on the outskirts of Cuttack, about 30 kilometers from Bhubaneshwar.

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An aerial view of a flood affected village in Kendrapada district in Orissa.

An aerial view of a flood affected village in Kendrapada district in Orissa.

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Flood affected villagers look at washed away embankment near Megha village, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Bhubaneswar.

Flood affected villagers look at washed away embankment near Megha village, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Bhubaneswar.

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A villager wades through flooded water carrying his bicycle near Megha village, 55 kilometers from Bhubaneswar.

A villager wades through flooded water carrying his bicycle near Megha village, 55 kilometers from Bhubaneswar.

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