Image of Asia: Floodwaters cover low-lying land in Allahabad

An aerial photo shows flooding in low lying areas of Allahabad, India, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. Heavy rains in many parts of northern India with two major rivers, the Ganges and the Yamuna flowing over their danger marks, have resulted in flooding and submerging of many low lying areas. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

In this aerial photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh, floodwaters cover low-lying areas of Allahabad, India. The area's two major rivers, the Ganges and the Yamuna, are overflowing after heavy rains. People have been forced to move to higher ground in the city, and the government says about 12,000 people have been evacuated from surrounding villages. Floods occur in many parts of India during the monsoon season, which runs from June through September.

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