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In pictures: New Delhi submerged after monsoon rains

Life has been disrupted as water submerges houses and roads
A man helps his son to climb onto a flyover under construction, after being displaced by the rising water level of river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi, India, July 12, 2023. Photo via Reuters.
A man helps his son to climb onto a flyover under construction, after being displaced by the rising water level of river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi, India, July 12, 2023. Photo via Reuters.

Heavy monsoon rains took their toll on the Indian capital over Wednesday and Thursday, leading to large parts of the city being submerged under water.

Here is the rain’s devastation, in pictures.

 Residential buildings are pictured next to the overflowing river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains, in New Delhi, India, July 13, 2023. Photo via Reuters.
Residential buildings are pictured next to the overflowing river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains, in New Delhi, India, July 13, 2023. Photo via Reuters.

 A man takes a selfie as he stands on a bridge over the overflowing river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains, in New Delhi, India, July 13, 2023. Photo via Reuters.
A man takes a selfie as he stands on a bridge over the overflowing river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains, in New Delhi, India, July 13, 2023. Photo via Reuters.

 A Hindu priest shows the level of flood waters inside a temple after a rise in the water level of the river Yamuna due to heavy monsoon rains, in New Delhi, India, July 13, 2023. Photo via Reuters.
A Hindu priest shows the level of flood waters inside a temple after a rise in the water level of the river Yamuna due to heavy monsoon rains, in New Delhi, India, July 13, 2023. Photo via Reuters.

 Guddu, 40, plays with his 21-day-old daughter, Rinki, in a makeshift shelter on a roadside, after being displaced by the rising water level of river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi, India, July 12, 2023. Photo via Reuters.
Guddu, 40, plays with his 21-day-old daughter, Rinki, in a makeshift shelter on a roadside, after being displaced by the rising water level of river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi, India, July 12, 2023. Photo via Reuters.

 A man helps his son to climb onto a flyover under construction, after being displaced by the rising water level of river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi, India, July 12, 2023. Photo via Reuters.
A man helps his son to climb onto a flyover under construction, after being displaced by the rising water level of river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi, India, July 12, 2023. Photo via Reuters.

 A man swims through an alley flooded with the rising waters of river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi, India, July 12, 2023. Photo via Reuters.
A man swims through an alley flooded with the rising waters of river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi, India, July 12, 2023. Photo via Reuters.

 A Hindu priest stands on the roof of a temple submerged in the flood waters after a rise in water level of the river Yamuna in New Delhi, India, July 13, 2023. Photo via Reuters.
A Hindu priest stands on the roof of a temple submerged in the flood waters after a rise in water level of the river Yamuna in New Delhi, India, July 13, 2023. Photo via Reuters.

 A boy walks on a wall of his flooded house after a rise in the water level of river Yamuna in New Delhi, India, July 12, 2023. Photo via Reuters.
A boy walks on a wall of his flooded house after a rise in the water level of river Yamuna in New Delhi, India, July 12, 2023. Photo via Reuters.

 Houses submerged in floodwater are pictured at a locality, after a rise in the water level of river Yamuna, in New Delhi, India, July 12, 2023. Photo via Reuters.
Houses submerged in floodwater are pictured at a locality, after a rise in the water level of river Yamuna, in New Delhi, India, July 12, 2023. Photo via Reuters.

 A family displaced by the rising water level of the river Yamuna walk to a safer place after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi, India, July 13, 2023. Photo via Reuters.
A family displaced by the rising water level of the river Yamuna walk to a safer place after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi, India, July 13, 2023. Photo via Reuters.

 Men walk across a road flooded due to the high water level of the river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains, New Delhi, India, July 13, 2023. Photo via Reuters.
Men walk across a road flooded due to the high water level of the river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains, New Delhi, India, July 13, 2023. Photo via Reuters.

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