Twelve more killed and fourteen injured in Uttar Pradesh rains
Twelve more people were killed and fourteen injured in overnight rain-related incidents in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh, a senior official said on Tuesday. According to the reports, three people were killed each in Gonda and Kushinagar districts, two in Mirzapur, and one person died each in Bahraich, Sitapur, Meerut, and Etah, Relief Commissioner Sanjay Kumar said in Lucknow.
Downpour to continue at isolated areas: Met Dept
"Twelve people were killed and 14 injured in rain-related incidents, including in lightning strike, since Monday night," Sanjay said. As many as 226 houses/huts were damaged and three head of cattle died, he added. Meanwhile, light to moderate rains and thundershowers were witnessed on Tuesday morning at most places in eastern Uttar Pradesh. The Meteorological Department forecast heavy rains at isolated places on Wednesday.