Jumbo way to sit out a flood

An Indian mahout sitting on an elephant amid heavy rainfall in Jammu, Kashmir, yesterday. The city's traffic slowed to a crawl as floods spread.
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An Indian mahout sitting on an elephant amid heavy rainfall in Jammu, Kashmir, yesterday.

The city's traffic slowed to a crawl as floods spread.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 11, 2016, with the headline 'Jumbo way to sit out a flood'. Print Edition | Subscribe