India’s monsoon gathers pace

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    The torrential rain that the monsoon brings is a double-edged sword. While the flooding it brings is highly disruptive, it also supplies the water which will keep the country’s agricultural industry rolling along throughout the following 12 months.

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    This year’s monsoon is very close to the average in most states. Nevertheless, about 200 people have died in monsoon-related incidents in the last month, with nine people having died in landslides in the remote northeastern state of Manipur.

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