A man holding an umbrella walks though a flooded street during monsoon rains in India. (Photo: REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui)
It is monsoon season in India and it is getting more than its usual amount of rain. That is good news for farmers who depend on the monsoon rains, but it has also meant severe flooding in the north.
Every year reporter Deepak Singh, who lives in Virginia, travels back home to Lucknow, India. Usually he beats the monsoon rains. This year, they arrived before he did.
He has a personal reflection on the rains.
The story you just read is freely available and accessible to everyone because readers like you support The World financially.
Thank you all for helping us reach our goal of 1,000 donors. We couldn’t have done it without your support. Your donation directly supported the critical reporting you rely on, the consistent reporting you believe in, and the deep reporting you want to ensure survives.