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JUL 01, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Indian monsoon falters in key month for farmers

By Rajendra Jadhav MUMBAI (Reuters) - After drenching India with above-average rains in June, the monsoon has weakened in what is typically the wettest and most crucial month for millions of farmers growing oilseeds, rice, cotton and pulses. Weather forecasters said the monsoon, critical for about half the farmland that lacks irrigation facilities, has hit a dry spell and rains ...

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JUN 30, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Image of Asia: Celebrating while planting paddy in Nepal

In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, farmers play with sludge as they plant paddy saplings in a field outside Kathmandu, Nepal, on Asar Pandhra day. Nepalese farmers consider the day to be auspicious for planting paddy. Playing in the mud, planting and eating special foods are common ways to celebrate the festival, which coincides with the beginning of the monsoon ...

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JUN 29, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Image of Asia: Walking in an Indian rainstorm

In this photo by Channi Anand, a man walks with his cycle through a water-logged street as it rains in Jammu, India. The heavy rains lashing the city brought much-needed relief from a scorching heat wave. Temperatures exceeding 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) on Sunday dropped by 3 degrees on Monday in the city. The monsoon reaches far northern Jammu and ...

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JUN 27, 2015 - CNN

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Monsoon washes away lives, homes and gemstones

While many die from extreme heat across the border in Pakistan, monsoon rains in an Indian state known for its diamonds have also wiped out much that is precious -- gemstones, homes and dozens of lives.

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JUN 26, 2015 - The Independent

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Indian monsoon rains kill 81 and leave over 9,000 stranded

Early monsoon rains have killed at least 81 people in in India’s western Gujarat state an official said on Friday.

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