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Monsoon Season

The Bugle, 10 June 1897
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The start of the monsoon is often accompanied by severe thunderstorms.

Read this extract from the Bugle to find out more by clicking on the 'plus' symbol to see a larger version.

If you  can't read the text in the image you can see a transcript of extract from The Bugle, 10 Jun 1897.

Try to answer these questions:

  • When did the storm happen?
  • What happened to the roof of the Poona Boat House?
  • Where did the polo spectators go to get out of the rain?