110 killed in rains across the country

110 killed in rains across the country


Nearly 110 people have died in rain-related incidents across the country in the past four days, with Uttar Pradesh reporting the maximum deaths, while incessant rain in Bihar has badly hit normal life, with almost all areas of Patna under knee-deep waters.In what the weather department said could be the longest delayed withdrawal of Monsoon, rains continued to lash several states, including Bihar, where at least 13 people have died over the past 48 hours, while large swathes were inundated, affecting railway traffic, healthcare services, schools and disrupting power supply.

In UP, at least 79 people have died since Thursday. According to a state government report, 25 people died on Saturday, 18 lost their lives on Friday and 36 the day before.

In Gujarat, three women drowned after their car was swept away at a flooded causeway in Rajkot district on Sunday following heavy rains in several parts of Saurashtra region.

As many as 13 deaths were reported from Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in incidents triggered by heavy rains.