The Jhelum river had flooded large parts of the city and forced residents onto rooftops. Once the waters began receding, some came out to survey their losses. Here, a man plies a makeshift raft in a neighbourhood still under water.
Large parts of the main city of Srinagar were inundated as flood waters came rushing in one night in September. Authorities evacuated nearly 200,000 people, but tens of thousands were marooned for several days.