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Residents seek refuge on roofs as drought ends with flood

Published:Friday | August 26, 2016 | 12:00 AM
A flood-affected man washes utensils on the roof of his submerged house in Allahabad, India.
A flood-affected family dries grain on the roof of their submerged house in Allahabad, India.
A man jumps in the flooded river Ganges in Allahabad, India.
A man and a dog take refuge on the roof of their submerged house in Allahabad, India, Thursday.
People cook food in a boat in front of their submerged houses in Allahabad, India, yesterday.
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Heavy monsoon rains have ended two successive drought years in India with the Ganges River and its tributaries rising above the danger level, triggering the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people from flooded homes in north and eastern India.