Monsoon Photos : Editor's Pick

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AP Photo / Mahesh Kumar A
A man looks up as rain clouds gather in the sky in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, June 7, 2007. India s monsoon rains are showing signs of picking up after an Arabian Sea cyclonic storm that was holding up its movement faded away, a weather department official said on Thursday.

AP Photo / Rajesh Kumar Singh
An Indian farmer ploughs the field as monsoon clouds gather in the sky at Shivgarh village in the outskirts of Allahabad, India, Monday, July 2, 2007. Even distribution of monsoon rains is crucial to summer crops. According to a data released by the India Meteorological Department, major parts of the country received good rains in June.

AP Photo / Rajanish Kakade
Monsoon clouds hover over the sky as youngsters play volleyball in Mumbai, India, Monday, June 22, 2009. India s annual monsoon has advanced into more parts of the Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh states, the India Meteorological Department said.

AP Photo / Rajesh Kumar Singh
An elderly Hindu Holy man walks on the banks of the River Ganges as monsoon clouds hover over in Allahabad, India, Friday, July 2, 2010. Monsoon rains usually hit India from June to September. The rains are crucial for farmers whose crops feed hundreds of millions of people, but they also bring massive destruction across the country.

AP Photo / Gautam Singh
A couple sits facing the Arabian Sea as rain clouds gather before a shower in Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 5, 2008. The southwest monsoon rains sweeps the sub-continent from June to September, on which India s 235 million farmers depend. This year s monsoon is particularly important for improving food supplies and soaring prices.

AP Photo / Channi Anand
Children play hanging on to the branches of a tree as monsoon clouds are seen over River Tawi in Jammu, India, Sunday, June 15, 2008. Monsoon rains usually hit India from June to September. The rains are crucial for farmers whose crops feed hundreds of millions of people, but they also bring massive destruction across the country.

AP Photo / Siddharth Darshan Kumar
An unidentified farmer unloads grass against a backdrop of pre-monsoon clouds on the outskirts of Ahmadabad, India, Monday June 9, 2003. Grass for cattle is scarce in western India where more than 3.6 million people have been hit by drought in five of 23 districts in Gujarat and 6 of 17 districts of Rajasthan states for a third straight year because of poor monsoon rains.

AP Photo / Aman Sharma
Villagers cross the flooded waters of the Asia s largest river, Brahmaputra, on a boat, near village Rekhasapuri, India, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002. Fed by torrential monsoon rains, flooded rivers have stranded or displaced nearly 13 millions in Bangladesh, India and Nepal. Tens and thousands of flood victims have taken shelter in schools or embankments built to protect towns and villages.

AP Photo / Pankaj Nangia
An Indian Army soldier of the Golden Katar division jumps from a truck, as others look on, after their arrival for the monsoon expedition at Kumbra village in the Rann of Kachchh, about 210 kilometers (131 miles) west of Ahmadabad, India, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004. The expedition is an attempt to attract local population to join the armed forces in general and the army in particular.

AP Photo / Biswaranjan Rout
A washer man beats clothes on a rock in the Daya River as monsoon clouds hover over Bhubaneswar, India, Friday, June 11, 2010. The monsoon season in India begins in June. Last year India s summer monsoon, vital for agriculture because of the rainfall it brings, was the weakest since 1972.

AP Photo / Aijaz Rahi
People sit at the sea front under overcast skies in Bombay, India, Wednesday, July 19, 2006.

AP Photo / Aijaz Rahi
A policeman directs traffic as monsoon clouds hover over Marine Drive in Bombay, India, Friday, June 16, 2006. Severe flooding caused by heavy monsoon rains have displaced more than 500,000 people in India s northeast and left thousands more stranded as road and rail links were washed away, officials said Friday.

AP Photo / Rajesh Kumar Singh
An Indian farmer ploughs the field as monsoon clouds gather in the sky at Shivgarh village in the outskirts of Allahabad, India, Monday, July 2, 2007. Even distribution of monsoon rains is crucial to summer crops. According to a data released by the India Meteorological Department, major parts of the country received good rains in June.


 
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