India: More than a dozen people died in two days due to heavy rain

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Due to continuous heavy rains in India, more than a dozen people have died in the last two days while different areas of the country have been flooded.


Indian media, more than a dozen people have died in North India during the last two days due to the continuous heavy rains in different parts of the country.

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NDTV reported that the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rain in New Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Punjab and Occupied Kashmir.

The report said that Delhi recorded 153 mm of rain in 24 hours, which is the highest rainfall in a single day since 1982.

Heavy rain continued to hit the Indian capital and its adjoining areas on Sunday, with several areas of Gurugram also experiencing waterlogging and power outages, NDTV reported.

India Today reported that Monsoon winds in the West Bay of Bengal are causing heavy rains in North West India including New Delhi.

Meanwhile, Indian media reported that five people were killed in rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh, with 13 landslides and floods reported in nine areas in the state in the past 36 hours, according to the Times of India.

The Times of India, two people died as a result of a landslide on a passenger bus in Occupied Kashmir, while three people died in Uttar Pradesh and four in Rajasthan in rain-related incidents.

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The report said that the bodies of two soldiers were washed away in the flood in the Poonch district of Occupied Kashmir.




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