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India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the second-most populous country, the seventh-largest country by land area, and the most populous democracy in the world. Wikipedia

Capital: New Delhi Trending

President: Ram Nath Kovind

Population: 1.366 billion (2019) World Bank

Prime minister: Narendra Modi

Gross domestic product: 2.869 trillion USD (2019) World Bank

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Heavy monsoon rains continue to affect several States of India since mid-May, triggering landslides, causing floods, and a number of severe weather-related incidents that have resulted in casualties and damage.

According to the National Institute of Disaster Management (NDMI), 418 people have died, most across Himachal Pradesh (152 fatalities), Assam (100), Meghalaya (34) and Madhya Pradesh (34). A total of 56 people are still missing, 946 are injured and more than 450,000 evacuated in 3,130 relief camps.

On 24-25 June, heavy to very heavy rainfall with localized thunderstorms and strong winds are forecast over western, south-western, central, eastern and north-eastern India. Orange warnings for strong winds and heavy rain have been issued for western India.

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