BLACKOUT

Blackout in Northern India (Photos)

Over 680 million people are without power in India after a massive grid failure in the eastern and northern regions, including the populous city of New Delhi.

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As many as 680 million people lost power on Tuesday as India's northern and eastern electric grids failed for the second consecutive day. Above, stranded passengers at a New Delhi train station waited for power to be restored.

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Streets were clogged on Tuesday as traffic lights went out across New Delhi.

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A traffic jam on Delhi-Gurgaon road on the outskirts of New Delhi on Tuesday.

Tsering Topgyal / AP Photo

A shopkeeper fixed a generator in front of his store on Tuesday.

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A passenger sat in a disabled train in New Delhi on Monday. The power grid failed on two consecutive days.

Altaf Qadri / AP Photo

Train service in and around New Delhi was brought to a halt when the region's power grid failed early Monday morning.

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Commuters waited for a metro train in New Delhi on Monday.

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An Indian barber cut a customer's hair by candlelight at his shop in Kolkata on Tuesday.

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Darkened buildings in Kolkata on Tuesday.