An Indian man sits near a beach in Bombay.
An Indian man sits near a beach in Bombay August 4, 2005. India will be hit by billions of dollars in losses because of last week's heavy rains and floods in the west, and many already-impoverished people will be wiped out financially, insurers and aid workers said on Wednesday. The state government's initial response has come under fire from aid agencies, who say it is still not doing enough to help the most desperate people. REUTERS/Arko Datta AD/NL