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Nari Bari, India, June 26, 2009--Children lie in sludge as part of a ritual to encourage rain.

A heat wave in several Indian states killed at least 24 people in June, Indian weather officials said.

However, monsoon rains are predicted throughout the country in coming days, forecasters said on July 1, and the temperature has already started to drop, according to The Times of India newspaper.
—Photograph by Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP
 
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