44 killed due to heavy rains in Uttar Pradesh

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Lucknow, July 28: At least 44 people were killed across Uttar Pradesh due to storm, lightning and heavy rainfall in last two days. 

According to the State Disaster Management Authority, total 33 lives lost due to storm, lightning and heavy rains in UP- 6 in Agra, 3 in Muzaffarnagar, 3 in Kasganj, 4 in Meerut, 4 in Mainpuri, 2 in Bareilly on July 26 and 27.

While heavy downpour in the state, 1 dead each in Kanpur Dehat, Mathura, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Raebareli, Jalaun, Jaunpur, Pratapgarh, Firozabad, Bulandshahr and Amethi on July 26 and 27.

Heavy rainfall lashed Delhi and its adjoining areas including Ghaziabad, Noida, Haryana from last two days.

More than two dozen people have been injured in the incidents such as house collapses, wall cave-ins, lightning and storm.

Ten cattle deaths were also reported from Kanpur rural, Muzaffarnagar, Lalitpur and Pratapgarh.


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