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MONSOON FLOODING KILLS 47 IN BOMBAY

The worst monsoon rains in at least four decades flooded one-fourth of Bombay over the weekend, killing at least 47 people as houses and walls collapsed under the torrential downpour.

The deaths brought the death toll to 87 in the summer monsoon that has in the past week swept up India's western coast, Press Trust of India said Monday.In addition to the deaths reported in Bombay, at least eight people died in other parts of surrounding Maharashtra state, the news agency said.