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More Than 100 Die, Thousands Evacuated During India’s Monsoons

This photograph provided by India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) shows NDRF personnel carrying food boxes for residents in Chiplun area in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, July 23, 2021.

More than 100 people have died and tens of thousands have been evacuated, Indian officials say, after India’s Maharashtra state was bombarded by monsoon rains, causing flooding and landslides.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he is "anguished by the loss of lives."

Authorities say India’s military has been dispatched to help rescue crews look for survivors.

Weather forecasters say the rains are expected to continue for a few more days.