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Tourists walk inside the historic Taj Mahal as the Yamuna river overflows following heavy rains, in Agra, India July 18, 2023.
Local media reports that the last time the river reached the walls of the monument, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his queen Mumtaz Mahal, was 45 years ago, in 1978
AGRA, India – A river that runs through the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has risen to lap the compound walls of the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra city, causing concern about damage to the 17th-century white marble mo