Thousands of Indian villages inundated by floods. Photographic

Hindu holy dry cloth on the banks of the river Ganges on the background of monsoon clouds in Allahabad, June 28, 2012. The monsoon rains, which usually strike on India from June to September are crucial for farmers whose cereal feed hundreds of millions of people.

As a result of floods caused by monsoon rains, flooded in 2084 villages in north-east India. One of the largest rivers in Asia, the Brahmaputra burst its banks. Approximately one million people were displaced from their homes, at least 27 were killed, but the losses are expected to increase more.

The capital of Assam Guwahati was hit by landslides, which killed three people. Residents of the two millionth of moving through flooded streets in rubber boats and makeshift rafts. Most businesses were closed.

"We never thought that the rivers fed by monsoon rains would come out of the banks, thereby creating a grim situation," said Minister of the Government of Assam Nilomoni September Deca.

People depart from flooded home in Boramari, 75 km east of Guwahati, June 29, 2012.

Family sailed from their home by boat to a safer place in the village Boramari, June 29, 2012.

Children on a makeshift raft of banana floating in the flooded village Burhaburhi, 65 km east of Guwahati, June 29, 2012.

Family on a raft of banana move through a flooded village Boramari, June 29, 2012.

The family moved to a makeshift raft on a flooded village Burhaburhi trying to find dry land, June 29, 2012.

Local residents carry their belongings in a safe place in a flooded area of Morigaon, Assam, June 26, 2012.

Baby inside her flooded home in Boramari, June 29, 2012.

People are trying to save their belongings in a flooded village Boramari, June 29, 2012.

Woman prepares go near his temporary tent amid flooded homes in Burhaburhi, June 29, 2012.

75-year-old local resident Ali Shukur fishing in the flooded village Burhaburhi, June 29, 2012.

The girls make their way through the water in the village Burhaburhi, June 29, 2012.

A man takes a break before going on a journey through the flood waters in the village Burhaburhi, June 29, 2012.

A young Indian girl feeds her brother in a makeshift hut in Burhaburhi, June 29, 2012.

Flood-affected villagers Burhaburhi, June 29, 2012.

Local residents take refuge in a school in the village Boramari, June 29, 2012.

Man helping his daughter to get on the raft to find a safer place in Guwahati, June 26, 2012.

People carry a gas cylinder on a makeshift raft in Guwahati, June 26, 2012. The water is pumped for this time of the protective barrier.

Flooding in Guwahati, June 26, 2012.

Man with his son sitting on top of the fence in Gauhati, waiting for help, June 26, 2012.

Rescuers help an elderly woman to get into the boat in Guwahati, June 26, 2012.

Men carrying a woman on a rickshaw in Guwahati, June 26, 2012.

People leave their flooded house in Guwahati, June 26, 2012.

The boys run for cover on the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, June 28, 2012.

Indian man with an umbrella stands on the shore of the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, June 28, 2012.

Hindu saint returned home from work on the background of monsoon clouds in Allahabad, June 28, 2012.

Indian men trying to add polyethylene during the monsoon winds in Mumbai, June 24, 2012.

Children play in the background of monsoon clouds in the village near Peepal Allahabad, June 18, 2012.

Girl dries saris after rain on the seafront of the Arabian Sea Marine Drive in Mumbai, June 16, 2012.

Source: photo-day.ru

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