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Water crisis in India's Chennai
All four reservoirs that supply Chennai, known as the Detroit of south Asia for its flourishing automobile industry, have run dry this summer, largely because of poor monsoon rains last year.

Chennai is one of 21 cities that a government think tank warned last year could run out of groundwater by 2020. This year's monsoon is delayed, further compounding problems across a swath of western and central India.
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REFILE - QUALITY REPEAT A woman uses a hand pump to fill up a container with drinking water in Chennai, India, June 25, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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