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In photos: Assam, Bihar, and Mumbai reel under the fury of the great Indian monsoon

Manavi Kapur
In photos: Assam, Bihar, and Mumbai reel under the fury of the great Indian monsoon

This year, Assam, in the country’s northeast, and Bihar, in the east, are facing floods that have displaced over 8 million residents and killed almost 100 people. The Brahmaputra river—which flows through India, Bangladesh, and China—has swollen to alarming levels, and subsequent flooding has killed almost 27 people in Assam. Meanwhile, Bihar is battling to curtail its flood-related death toll, which has already reached 67.