We wait for the monsoon to come and when it comes… it comes with massive destruction. The same story is throughout the nation. The monsoon has reached the Northern States of India. Heavy rainfall in Uttar Pradesh in the past few days has wreaked havoc in the State. The heavy downpour across the state caused flood-like situations and waterlogging in several districts. According to the source, fifteen people died, 23 animals were killed while 133 buildings collapsed due to rain-related incidents in the past four days.
As reported by ANI, On Saturday, normal life in Prayagraj got affected at Sangam after the water level of river Ganga increases following heavy rainfall.
Prayagraj: Normal life gets affected at Sangam after water level of river Ganga increases following heavy rainfall. pic.twitter.com/O32mJnH1FM— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 13, 2019
Among the districts that were most affected by the natural calamity are Unnao, Ambedkar Nagar, Prayagraj, Barabanki, Hardoi, Khiri, Gorakhpur, Kanpur Nagar, Pilibhit, Sonabhadra, Chandoli, Firozabad, Mau and Sultanpur.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted “partly cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers” for Saturday and next five days in Lucknow.
Heavy rainfall at isolated places over Uttarakhand, East Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa, Coastal Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh, and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura is expected on Saturday.
The northeastern states to have been reeling with a continuous downpour over the last few days. In Mizoram, around 300 houses were vacated on Friday after Tlabung town was flooded. In Assam, six people have lost their lives in floods across the state till July 12. At least 21 districts- including Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Sonitpur, Darning, Baksa, Barpeta, Nalbari, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Goalpara, Morigaon, Hojai, Nagaon, Golaghat, Majuli, Jorhat, Sivsagar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia have been affected due to incessant rains.