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Deadly Indian rains

The incessant rainfall that claimed lives of at least ten lives in Uttarakhand has thrown life in the state out of gear. Monsoon rainfall generally brings smiles on many faces in India every year. However, in the past few years, rains have proved to be merciless and fatal, claiming many lives and throwing routine life out of gear in many parts of the country. As many as 4,345 people have lost their lives in India in last three years alone due to heavy rains, flash floods and landslides. Here are 20 states that were worst affected by heavy rains in the past three years. (Period considered - 2010-11 to 2012-13)