Officials say at least 32 people are dead and some 30 others are missing after landslides in Maharashtra, with rescuers reaching affected areas as rains slowed and water levels came down.
Building collapses are common in India during the June-September monsoon season, when heavy rains weaken the foundations of structures that are poorly built.
Authorities say the Mahalaxmi Express train got stuck in monsoon floodwaters near Mumbai city in western Maharastra state.
Heavy rains in Maharashtra state led to dozens of deaths since Monday night, from collapsed walls, drownings and other causes.
Tamil Nadu's State Rural Development Minister says the drought follows a 62 percent shortfall in monsoon rains last year compared to 2017.
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