Heavy Rains kill 27 people in Uttar Pradesh

At least 27 people died, due to monsoon rains across Uttar Pradesh.

Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand experienced heavy rains in last 48 hours, triggering a flood-like situation at many places.

Uttar Pradesh faced the maximum impact of consistent rainfall as it claimed 27 lives.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed officials to launch relief and rescue work, “injured should be given proper treatment and any negligence in the rescue operations will not be accepted,” he said.

The MET department said that the state will experience moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers at most places in next few days.