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Best pictures that capture the essence of monsoon in India

Updated : 2019-08-02 10:53:50

From water-logged streets of Mumbai to the banks of river Ganga, we bring you the best pictures that capture the essence of monsoon in India. 

An Indian man walks in the rain in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
An Indian man walks in the rain in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Indian girls walk with an umbrella in the rain in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Indian girls walk with an umbrella in the rain in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Pedestrians walk in the rain in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Pedestrians walk in the rain in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Pedestrians walk in the rain in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Pedestrians walk in the rain in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
An Indian vendor covers himself with a plastic sheet as rains in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
An Indian vendor covers himself with a plastic sheet as rains in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Pedestrians walk in the rain in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Pedestrians walk in the rain in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
An Indian girl walks with an umbrella as it rains in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
An Indian girl walks with an umbrella as it rains in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
A pedestrian walks with an umbrella in the rain in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
A pedestrian walks with an umbrella in the rain in Jammu, India, Saturday, July 27, 2019. The monsoon season in India lasts from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Rain clouds circle above a small village on a hill slope in Dharmsala, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. India's annual monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
Rain clouds circle above a small village on a hill slope in Dharmsala, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. India's annual monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
An Indian man transports cooking gas cylinder on a bicycle during rain in Jammu, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. The annual monsoon rains are crucial for the rain-fed crops planted during the season. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
An Indian man transports cooking gas cylinder on a bicycle during rain in Jammu, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. The annual monsoon rains are crucial for the rain-fed crops planted during the season. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
House sparrows sit on a cable against a backdrop of Himalayan cedar trees on a rainy day in Dharmsala, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. India's annual monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
House sparrows sit on a cable against a backdrop of Himalayan cedar trees on a rainy day in Dharmsala, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. India's annual monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
An Indian man covers himself with a plastic sheet as he pedals his cycle during rains in Jammu, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. The annual monsoon rains are crucial for the rain-fed crops planted during the season. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
An Indian man covers himself with a plastic sheet as he pedals his cycle during rains in Jammu, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. The annual monsoon rains are crucial for the rain-fed crops planted during the season. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
An elderly Indian man rides a horse cart during monsoon rains in Jammu, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. The annual rains are crucial for the rain-fed crops planted during the season. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
An elderly Indian man rides a horse cart during monsoon rains in Jammu, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. The annual rains are crucial for the rain-fed crops planted during the season. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
An Indian family crosses a street during rains in Jammu, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. The annual monsoon rains are crucial for the rain-fed crops planted during the season. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
An Indian family crosses a street during rains in Jammu, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. The annual monsoon rains are crucial for the rain-fed crops planted during the season. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
An Indian woman carries a bag of wheat during monsoon rains in Jammu, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. The annual rains are crucial for the rain-fed crops planted during the season. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
An Indian woman carries a bag of wheat during monsoon rains in Jammu, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. The annual rains are crucial for the rain-fed crops planted during the season. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Participants race a horse driven cart, during a race held on every Monday of the Hindu calendar month of 'Saawan' in Prayagraj, India, Monday, July 29, 2019. The month 'Saawan' coincides with the monsoon season. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Participants race a horse driven cart, during a race held on every Monday of the Hindu calendar month of 'Saawan' in Prayagraj, India, Monday, July 29, 2019. The month 'Saawan' coincides with the monsoon season. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Participants race a horse driven cart, during a race held on every Monday of the Hindu calendar month of 'Saawan' in Prayagraj, India, Monday, July 29, 2019. The month 'Saawan' coincides with the monsoon season. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Participants race a horse driven cart, during a race held on every Monday of the Hindu calendar month of 'Saawan' in Prayagraj, India, Monday, July 29, 2019. The month 'Saawan' coincides with the monsoon season. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
A man walk with an umbrella in the rain in Mumbai, India, Friday, July 26, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
A man walk with an umbrella in the rain in Mumbai, India, Friday, July 26, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
Hindu pilgrims, known as Kanwarias, walk near the banks of the Ganges River as monsoon clouds hover over the region in Prayagraj, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. India's monsoon rains last from June to September. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Hindu pilgrims, known as Kanwarias, walk near the banks of the Ganges River as monsoon clouds hover over the region in Prayagraj, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. India's monsoon rains last from June to September. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
People walk past a waterlogged street after rainfall in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
People walk past a waterlogged street after rainfall in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
A man pushes his bicycle, carrying milk for sale, past a waterlogged street after rainfall in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
A man pushes his bicycle, carrying milk for sale, past a waterlogged street after rainfall in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
A man selling candy floss walks on the banks of the River Ganges with monsoon clouds hovering over the region in Prayagraj, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. India's monsoon rains last from June to September. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
A man selling candy floss walks on the banks of the River Ganges with monsoon clouds hovering over the region in Prayagraj, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. India's monsoon rains last from June to September. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Children play by the banks of the River Ganges with monsoon clouds hovering over the region in Prayagraj, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. India's monsoon rains last from June to September. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Children play by the banks of the River Ganges with monsoon clouds hovering over the region in Prayagraj, India, Thursday, July 25, 2019. India's monsoon rains last from June to September. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
A boy wades through a waterlogged street after rainfall in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
A boy wades through a waterlogged street after rainfall in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
A roadside vendor cleans a manhole located next to his stall as it rains in Mumbai, India, Friday, July 26, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
A roadside vendor cleans a manhole located next to his stall as it rains in Mumbai, India, Friday, July 26, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
A woman walks with an umbrella in the rain in Mumbai, India, Friday, July 26, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
A woman walks with an umbrella in the rain in Mumbai, India, Friday, July 26, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
People walk with umbrellas in the rain in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
People walk with umbrellas in the rain in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
People wait for a bus at a waterlogged bus stop in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
People wait for a bus at a waterlogged bus stop in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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