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Flash floods hit parts of India amid heavy rains

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Locals watch the raging River Tawi during flash floods on the outskirts of Jammu, the winter capital of Kashmir, India, Aug. 4. A flood alert has been issued in Jammu as heavy rains continued to lash the city for two consecutive days. At least 5 people were rescued from the flash floods that occured in the River Tawi.

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A Kashmiri man holding an umbrella rushes along a row of tourist boats laying idle on the banks of the Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, Aug. 4.

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An Indian Gujjar nomad woman searches for belongings in her mud house during flash floods on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Aug. 4.