Water, water, everywhere

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A girl sleeps in her mud hut surrounded by flood waters at Pahanga village in Orissa's Jajpur district. Monsoon rains have collapsed mud huts and flooded wide swaths of north and east India in recent days.

A girl sleeps in her mud hut surrounded by flood waters at Pahanga village in Orissa's Jajpur district. Monsoon rains have collapsed mud huts and flooded wide swaths of north and east India in recent days.

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A woman carries her injured son through flood waters at Pahanga village in Orissa's Jajpur district. Massive floods have left millions homeless in one of the worst cases of flooding in the past 3 decades in Orissa.

A woman carries her injured son through flood waters at Pahanga village in Orissa's Jajpur district. Massive floods have left millions homeless in one of the worst cases of flooding in the past 3 decades in Orissa.

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Villagers carry relief materials through flood waters at Rasulpur village in Orissa's Jajpur district. Monsoon rains have left hundreds of thousands of people marooned by the raging waters.

Villagers carry relief materials through flood waters at Rasulpur village in Orissa's Jajpur district. Monsoon rains have left hundreds of thousands of people marooned by the raging waters.

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People walk through flood waters caused due to excess rainfall in Varanasi. Rescuers are struggling to reach affected villages in eastern Uttar Pradesh but are being hampered by rains expected to continue for another two days.

People walk through flood waters caused due to excess rainfall in Varanasi. Rescuers are struggling to reach affected villages in eastern Uttar Pradesh but are being hampered by rains expected to continue for another two days.

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A villager stands on top of a bridge at Rasulpur village in Orissa's Jajpur. According to officials, the floods have affected more than 2.1 million people in 3,128 villages.

A villager stands on top of a bridge at Rasulpur village in Orissa's Jajpur. According to officials, the floods have affected more than 2.1 million people in 3,128 villages.

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Villagers from flood affected villages eat food at Rasulpur village in Orissa's Jajpur district.

Villagers from flood affected villages eat food at Rasulpur village in Orissa's Jajpur district.

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A woman returns to her village through flood waters at Rasulpur village in Orissa's Jajpur district. The monsoon season, which runs from June through September, brings rains that are vital to agriculture but also cause floods and landslides.

A woman returns to her village through flood waters at Rasulpur village in Orissa's Jajpur district. The monsoon season, which runs from June through September, brings rains that are vital to agriculture but also cause floods and landslides.

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Villagers carrying relief materials walk through flood waters at Rasulpur village in Orissa's Jajpur district. The floods have killed 59 people, in what experts describe as the worst Orissa has faced in three decades, more destructive than those in 1982 and 2008.

Villagers carrying relief materials walk through flood waters at Rasulpur village in Orissa's Jajpur district. The floods have killed 59 people, in what experts describe as the worst Orissa has faced in three decades, more destructive than those in 1982 and 2008.

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Orissa chief minister Naveen Patnaik distributes relief materials to a flood hit villager at Bilipada village of Banki in Cuttack.

Orissa chief minister Naveen Patnaik distributes relief materials to a flood hit villager at Bilipada village of Banki in Cuttack.

UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2011 09:07 PM IST
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