UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — About 50 people were killed within 24 hours of heavy rains in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh, an official said on Saturday.
The state, India’s largest state, has seen continuous rainfall in recent days and the flow of water in the rivers has recorded several degrees above warning levels.
The death toll in “accidents caused by torrential rains and rains” has reached 48 in the last 24 hours, state relief commissioner GS Priyadarshi told Reuters.
He said the rains had affected about 580,000 people, mostly in the eastern part of the state, which is at risk of flooding.
India’s monsoon usually begins to decline at the beginning of September, but has been delayed by about a month this year. Heavy rains in many parts of the country have caused floods flooding corn and rice fields and in some cases deaths.
At least 11 people were killed on Thursday and six were missing after Seoul fell on Pune and its surrounding areas.
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