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Photos: Flood misery in southern India

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  1. Floodwaters bog down traffic beside a bridge under construction after heavy rains swamped Mumbai, India's financial capital, on Monday, Oct. 5. The flooding has left 2.5 million people homeless in southern India and swamped millions of acres of cropland, prompting worries of a fall in sugar output. (Punit Paranjpe / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  2. A home lies in ruins after flooding in Siraguppe village, in North Karnataka state, about 300 miles from Bangalore on Oct. 5. (Jagadeesh Nv / EPA) Back to slideshow navigation
  3. Flood victims wait for trains or take shelter at a train station as water recedes in Kurnool, about 130 miles from Hyderabad on Oct. 5. "These are the worst floods in 100 years," said Dharmana Prasada Rao, Andhra Pradesh province's minister for revenue and relief. (Mahesh Kumar A / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  4. Flood victims clean out their houses as water recedes in Kurnool on Oct. 5. (Mahesh Kumar A / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  5. A schoolgirl braves heavy rain in Mumbai on Oct. 5. (Rajanish Kakade / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  6. People swim in a river swollen by flooding in Kurnool district near Hyderabad on Oct. 4. (Mahesh Kumar A / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  7. Relief materials are loaded into an Indian Air Force helicopter in Hubli on Oct. 4 for distribution in Bijapur district in North Karnataka, about 370 miles from Bangalore. Relief officials used helicopters and boats to drop off rations and plastic sheets to marooned villagers. (Jagadeesh Nv / EPA) Back to slideshow navigation
  8. Garlapadu village lies under water on Oct. 4. The area is about 110 miles from Hyderabad. Officials said vast areas of agricultural land, including sugarcane and paddy fields, were flooded. (Mahesh Kumar A / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  9. People are rafted through Kudal village in the western Indian state of Goa on Oct. 3. Throughout India, officials and relief agencies said flood victims were being sheltered in more than 1,200 temporary camps. (Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  10. Part of the Raichur district in the southern state of Karnataka lies flooded on Oct. 3. A disaster management official overseeing relief operations told Reuters that some 2 million people had been made homeless in the state. (Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
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