Heavy Rains Sweep Several Parts of India

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Incessant rains forced locals to wade through knee-deep water and caused traffic jams across several cities in India on August 6, 2022. Locals riding two-wheelers in northeastern Guwahati city were seen sheltering under a flyover, waiting for the rain to stop. Meanwhile, dams on the Kaveri River in the southern Tiruchirappalli district had to be opened to release the excess water flow. India, with 1.3 billion people, relies on rainfall to support its population, many of whom live and rely on farming. However, excessive rainfall can cause floods and waterlog areas, especially because of poor drainage systems. (Reuters) » Subscribe to VOA News: https://bit.ly/3KIPysi » Watch more VOA News video: https://www.youtube.com/c/VOANews Voice of America (VOA) is the largest U.S. international broadcaster, providing news and information in more than 40 languages to an estimated weekly audience of 236.8 million people. VOA produces content for digital, television, and radio platforms. It is easily accessed via your mobile phone and on social media. It is also distributed by satellite, cable, FM and MW, and is carried on a network of approximately 3,000 affiliate stations. Since its creation in 1942, Voice of America has been committed to providing comprehensive coverage of the news and telling audiences the truth. Through World War II, the Cold War, the fight against global terrorism, and the struggle for freedom around the globe today, VOA exemplifies the principles of a free press. Connect with VOA News: » VISIT OUR WEBSITE: https://www.voanews.com/ » LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/voanews » FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/voanews/ » FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: https://twitter.com/VOANews
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