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In photos: How Indians plodded along on a stormy Monday

The downpour led to water logging and flood warnings in some parts of the country.

Heavy rain lashed cities across the country on Monday, leaving a few of them waterlogged. While the showers made for picturesque photographs in a few places, it left some cities with traffic snarls and districts in Gujarat and Odisha flooded and in need of aid.

The weather department had forecast more heavy rain in a few places, including Mumbai and Hyderabad, and scattered rainfall in East India. A warning has been issued for floods in Odisha.

Here’s how some cities in India coped with the downpour on Monday:

Schoolchildren take shelter in a cycle rickshaw as it rains in Delhi. (Credit: PTI)
Schoolchildren take shelter in a cycle rickshaw as it rains in Delhi. (Credit: PTI)
A homeless man takes shelter under a plastic sheet as it pours in Mumbai. (Credit: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters)
A homeless man takes shelter under a plastic sheet as it pours in Mumbai. (Credit: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters)
Low visibility because of heavy rainfall forces commuters to drive with their headlights on during the day. (Credit: PTI)
Low visibility because of heavy rainfall forces commuters to drive with their headlights on during the day. (Credit: PTI)
A couple watches the Mumbai skyline at Marine Drive. (Credit: Punit Paranjpe/AFP)
A couple watches the Mumbai skyline at Marine Drive. (Credit: Punit Paranjpe/AFP)
A man stands under a waterlogged Andheri Subway in Mumbai (Credit: Shashi Kashyap/HT Photo)
A man stands under a waterlogged Andheri Subway in Mumbai (Credit: Shashi Kashyap/HT Photo)
An auto rushes through  flooded street in Bhubaneshwar. (Credit: PTI)
An auto rushes through flooded street in Bhubaneshwar. (Credit: PTI)
The Abadasa taluk in Gujarat's Kutch district is flooded after heavy rain. (Credit: PTI)
The Abadasa taluk in Gujarat's Kutch district is flooded after heavy rain. (Credit: PTI)
People wade through knee-high water as rain leads to flooding in Delhi. (Credit: PTI)
People wade through knee-high water as rain leads to flooding in Delhi. (Credit: PTI)
People take cover as they walk past the Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Parliament House. (Credit: PTI)
People take cover as they walk past the Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Parliament House. (Credit: PTI)
Riders on a motorcycle make a futile attempt at protecting themselves from the rain in Hyderabad. (Credit: IANS)
Riders on a motorcycle make a futile attempt at protecting themselves from the rain in Hyderabad. (Credit: IANS)
Women try to shield themselves under an umbrella as rain and strong winds lash Jaipur. (Credit: IANS)
Women try to shield themselves under an umbrella as rain and strong winds lash Jaipur. (Credit: IANS)
People walk through rain-lashed muddy streets in Kalyansingpur village in Odisha's Rayagada distrcit. (Credit: PTI)
People walk through rain-lashed muddy streets in Kalyansingpur village in Odisha's Rayagada distrcit. (Credit: PTI)
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