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When monsoon fury strikes

Last updated on: July 6, 2010 08:30 IST

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The monsoons are here, and for coastal cities across India, they bring a unique experience. For cities located along the sea, the monsoons are a heady cocktail of incessant rains, beautiful weather and giant waves crashing on the beach.
We take a look at some spectacular images of waves spraying an impression on coastal cities and their residents.


Image: Children enjoy the waves at Worli seaface in Mumbai on a rainy day
Photographs: Sahil Salvi
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It is an adventurous ride for a taxi which drives along Havana's seafront boulevard 'El Malecon'.

Photographs: Desmond Boylan/Reuters
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A wave takes a man by surprise as it hits the seawall in the northern Spanish city of Gijon.

Photographs: Eloy Alonso/Reuters
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A woman watches waves batter the shores of Wenling in Zhejiang Province in China.

 

Photographs: China Daily/Reuters
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These waves leave the calm town of Wimereux in northern France in a tizzy.

 


Photographs: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters
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A young cyclist takes a daredevil ride on his bike on a surf-covered pier in Galveston, Texas.

Photographs: Rick Wilking/Reuters
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Youths hold on to a rock pool wall for their lives as huge waves break in front of them at Sydney.

Photographs: David Gray/Reuters
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